International Living Future Institute

New Perspectives in Urban Design: Placemaking, Biophilia, and Rewilding [On Demand]

Biophilic design can profoundly impact communities for the better. This webinar will investigate trends in biophilic community design and highlight examples of projects and municipalities who have incorporated biophilic design into their planning and operations. The presenters will elaborate on how embracing and integrating nature throughout their entire culture and place has been an instrumental tool in their design process and how it will create long term benefits.

1. Establish the role of biophilia in placemaking
2. Understand how biophilic principles can be included in urban environment
3. Achieve understanding of biophilia's role in community building
4. Learn about cutting-edge case studies in biophilic urban design

This workshop is approved for 1 AIA LU|HSW credit, 1 GBCI CEs, and 1 Living Future Accreditation (LFA) hour.

Note that this course is also available as part of the Learning Path "Living Community Challenge: 5-Part Series".