BIOPHILIC DESIGN REFERENCES

first a few great BIOPHILIC DESIGN resources...

Kellert, S. R., Heerwagen, J., & Mador, M. L.

Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science, and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life.

Alexander, C. The Nature of Order: An Essay on the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe, Book 1 - The Phenomenon of Life

A link to all of Terrapin Bright Green's Publications

Kaplan, R., Kaplan, S., & Ryan, R. L. With people in mind design and management of everyday nature. 

Alexander, C., Ishikawa, S., Silverstein, M., Jacobson, M., Fiksdahl-King, I., & Angel, S. A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

Kellert, S. R.. The Practice of Biophilic Design. 

Interested in evidence-based design on other topics, but not sure where to look for more information? InformeDesign is a great resource for EVIDENCE-BASED DESIGN content, resources, people, and tools! Includes more than 2,400 Research Summaries to inform their design solutions.

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Al Horr, Y., Arif, M., Kaushik, A., Mazroei, A., Katafygiotou, M., & Elsarrag, E. (2016). Occupant productivity and office indoor environment quality: A review of the literature. Building and Environment, 105, 369–389. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2016.06.001

 

Alcock, I., White, M. P., Wheeler, B. W., Fleming, L. E., & Depledge, M. H. (2014). Longitudinal Effects on Mental Health of Moving to Greener and Less Green Urban Areas. Environmental Science & Technology, 48(2), 1247–1255. https://doi.org/10.1021/es403688w

 

Alexander, C. (2004). The Nature of Order: An Essay on the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe, Book 1 - The Phenomenon of Life. Berkeley, Calif: Routledge.

 

Allen, J. G., MacNaughton, P., Satish, U., Santanam, S., Vallarino, J., & Spengler, J. D. (2015). Associations of Cognitive Function Scores with Carbon Dioxide, Ventilation, and Volatile Organic Compound Exposures in Office Workers: A Controlled Exposure Study of Green and Conventional Office Environments. Environmental Health Perspectives. https://doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1510037

 

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Bringslimark, T., Hartig, T., & Patil, G. G. (2011). Adaptation to Windowlessness: Do Office Workers Compensate for a Lack of Visual Access to the Outdoors? Environment and Behavior, 43(4), 469–487. https://doi.org/10.1177/0013916510368351

 

Brown, D. K., Barton, J. L., & Gladwell, V. F. (2013). Viewing Nature Scenes Positively Affects Recovery of Autonomic Function Following Acute-Mental Stress. Environmental Science & Technology, 47(11), 5562–5569. https://doi.org/10.1021/es305019p

 

Browning, W. D., Ryan, C. O., & Clancy, J. O. (2014). 14 Patterns of Biophilic Design. New York: Terrapin Bright Green llc.

 

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Choi, J., Aziz, A., & Loftness, V. (2010). Investigation on the impacts of different genders and ages on satisfaction with thermal environments in office buildings. Building and Environment, 45(6), 1529–1535. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2010.01.004

 

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de Dear, R. (2011). Revisiting an old hypothesis of human thermal perception: alliesthesia. Building Research & Information, 39(2), 108–117. https://doi.org/10.1080/09613218.2011.552269

 

de Kort, Y. A. W., Meijnders, A. L., Sponselee, A. A. G., & IJsselsteijn, W. A. (2006). What’s wrong with virtual trees? Restoring from stress in a mediated environment. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 26(4), 309–320. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2006.09.001

 

Dravigne, A., Waliczek, T. M., Lineberger, R. D., & Zajicek, J. M. (2008). The Effect of Live Plants and Window Views of Green Spaces on Employee Perceptions of Job Satisfaction. HortScience, 43(1), 183–187.

 

Elzeyadi, I. M. (2011). Daylighting bias and biophilia: Quantifying the impact of daylighting on occupants’ health. USGBC. Retrieved from http://www.d-science.nl/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2015/10/OR10_Daylighting-Bias-and-Biophilia.pdf

 

Engelman, S. R. (2013). Palliative Care and Use of Animal-Assisted Therapy. Omega: Journal of Death & Dying, 67(1/2), 63–67. https://doi.org/10.2190/OM.67.1-2.g

 

Felsten, G. (2009). Where to take a study break on the college campus: An attention restoration theory perspective. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 29(1), 160–167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2008.11.006

 

Friedman, B., Freier, N. G., Kahn Jr., P. H., Lin, P., & Sodeman, R. (2008). Office window of the future?—Field-based analyses of a new use of a large display. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 66(6), 452–465. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2007.12.005

 

Fritz, C., Ellis, A. M., Demsky, C. A., Lin, B. C., & Guros, F. (2013). Embracing work breaks: Recovering from work stress. Organizational Dynamics, 42(4), 274–280. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orgdyn.2013.07.005

 

Fritz, C., Lam, C. F., & Spreitzer, G. M. (2011). It’s the Little Things That Matter: An Examination of Knowledge Workers’ Energy Management. Academy of Management Perspectives, 25(3), 28–39. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMP.2011.63886528

 

Fuller, R. A., Irvine, K. N., Devine-Wright, P., Warren, P. H., & Gaston, K. J. (2007). Psychological benefits of greenspace increase with biodiversity. Biology Letters, 3(4), 390–394. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2007.0149

 

Gatersleben, B., & Andrews, M. (2013). When walking in nature is not restorative—The role of prospect and refuge. Health & Place, 20, 91–101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2013.01.001

 

Gosling, E., & Williams, K. J. H. (2010). Connectedness to nature, place attachment and conservation behaviour: Testing connectedness theory among farmers. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 30(3), 298–304. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2010.01.005

 

Grinde, B., & Patil, G. G. (2009). Biophilia: Does Visual Contact with Nature Impact on Health and Well-Being? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 6(9), 2332–2343. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph6092332

 

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Heerwagen, J. H. (2011). Restorative Commons:  Creating Health and Well-being through Urban Landscapes. In U.S Forest Service, Northern Research Station (pp. 39–54). USDA Forest Service.

 

Heerwagen, J. H., & Gregory, B. (2008). Biophilia and Sensory Aesthetics. In S. R. Kellert, J. H. Heerwagen, & M. L. Mador (Eds.), Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science, and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life (pp. 227–242). Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

 

Heschong Mahone Group. (1999, August 20). Daylighting in Schools: An Investigation into the Relationship Between Daylighting and Human Performance. California Energy Commission.

 

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Heschong Mahone Group. (2003b, October). Windows and Offices: A Study of Office Worker Performance and the Indoor Environment. California Energy Commission.

 

Hildebrand, G. (2008). Biophilic Architectural Space. In S. R. Kellert, J. H. Heerwagen, & M. L. Mador (Eds.), Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science, and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life (pp. 227–242). Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

 

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Human Spaces. (2015). Human Spaces: The Global Impact of Biophilic Design in the Workplace. Interface. Retrieved from http://humanspaces.com/global-report/

 

Hunter, M. D., Eickhoff, S. B., Pheasant, R. J., Douglas, M. J., Watts, G. R., Farrow, T. F. D., … Woodruff, P. W. R. (2010). The state of tranquility: Subjective perception is shaped by contextual modulation of auditory connectivity. NeuroImage, 53(2), 611–618. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.06.053

 

Jahncke, H., Hygge, S., Halin, N., Green, A. M., & Dimberg, K. (2011). Open-plan office noise: Cognitive performance and restoration. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 31(4), 373–382. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2011.07.002

 

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Kellert, S. R. (2008). Dimensions, Elements, and Attributes of Biophilic Design. In S. R. Kellert, J. H. Heerwagen, & M. L. Mador (Eds.), Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science, and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life (pp. 227–242). Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

 

Kellert, S. R. (2015). The Practice of Biophilic Design. New Haven: Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

 

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