The Power of Plants

20th September 2018

Curtis Gubb is a PhD student at the University of Reading, UK, investigating houseplants and indoor air quality. His focus is on the impact of plants on the removal of chemical compounds such as CO2, NO2 and Ozone. Here he discusses the value of plants in the indoor environment. Biophilic integration in the work place … Continue reading “The Power of Plants”

How a BRE Office Became the Centre Piece for Major Biophilic Design Research

8th February 2018

A chance encounter in a traffic jam has led to a major scientific investigation on the wellbeing effects of biophilic design History tells us that people have always been influenced and attracted by nature. For example, tomb paintings from ancient Egypt, as well as remains found in the ruins of Pompeii, demonstrate that people brought … Continue reading “How a BRE Office Became the Centre Piece for Major Biophilic Design Research”