How Do We Design Spaces That Heal?

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Environment psychology research has indicated that being connected to nature is an adaptive human function that allows for, and assists with, psychological restoration. Considering the facts that immersing ourselves in nature has proven biological and emotional benefits; what If architects and designers create new types of buildings that better support our healing process?

 
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Inspired by the free-flowing nature of the ocean that uplifts occupants with a sense of calmness and serenity. In this space, misty waves flow along with the deep blue, accented with wooden ship patterns to add an intriguing and adventurous element. An earthy palette with natural materials allows viewers to feel a greater connection to nature that people naturally crave.

 
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Color can infuse the mind to create moods or feelings. If we can only understand color better, we can create rooms that not only look right, but feel right. The color blue has positive affects on the mind and the body. It is cool and calming, inspiring mental clarity and inner peace. With Aqua-Clear waterbed topcoat, Pixel wall-covering is anti-microbial and resistant to abrasion and scrubbing.

 
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Good acoustic design can improve comfort and privacy. Peace & quiet with Sibilance® High-Performance Acoustic Felt, derived from 100% post-industrial recycled polyester. With Fosshield technology, advanced anti-microbial properties, the silver and copper ions incorporated into the polyester fiber naturally attach microbes making it the perfect solution post-pandemic.

 
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Great design should flow well within your interior. Printed window films can be an effective way to infuse color and design into otherwise plain glass windows, partitions, and doors. In addition to their aesthetic appeal, printed films can also be used to add privacy, control light, improve way-finding, and more.

 

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