Biophilic Design Consultant

Angela Cheung works as a Biophilic Design Consultant. This emerging role has added a more meaningful purpose to Angela’s career as a designer. A role in which Angela relishes in not only creating an aesthetically-pleasing space, but one that positively impacts the well-being of her vast spectrum of clients.

“Today we may be living in high-rise apartments with over-stuffed refrigerators, but our DNA still thinks we are in the savannah.” – Yuval Noah Harari, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Leading evolutionary psychologists argue that we have an innate craving to be connected to nature. The entrapment in this material world, incompatible with our intrinsic biology, can lead to feelings of ‘depression, alienation and pressure’. Angela wishes to help free her clients from these confines.

 

Biophilic design is not a niche, a fad or a frivolous extra, but rather a necessity!

 

We have a single-use life, but the same does not apply to our world. Biophilic design can help create an enduring space, complimenting our environment. We strongly oppose designs which contribute to the intensification of climate change. As a Biophilic Consultant, Angela Cheung aims to combat this through effective, beautiful, research-driven solutions.

We use an evidence-based approach to effectively benefit the spatial planning and interior design. This research driven aspect to our designs and research gives us a competitive edge in the small field of Biophilic Consultancy.

Research has shown that our biophilic design consultancy can benefit you in the following ways:

Residential Developments

Why you should include nature in the home:
  • Improving feelings of autonomy and security
  • Creating restorative spaces
  • Building a better sense of community
  • Improving health to lower blood pressure and improve circadian rhythms
  • Achieving higher property values

Follow this link http://angelacheung.com/house-plants-in-interior-design/ to learn more about house plants and commence your biophilic journey!

Workspace and Educational Environments

How nature can help with learning and in the office:
  • Higher productivity
  • Less absenteeism
  • Increased staff retention
  • Lower stress
  • Higher creativity
  • Positive satisfaction
  • A better sense of community and social wellbeing

 

Assisted living and Healthcare developments

How nature can help if you are ill or improve the lives of the elderly:
  • Living better with Dementia
  • Managing selective attention
  • Improving autonomous living
  • Increased health cognition
  • Improved wellbeing through restorative environments
  • Quicker recovery times
  • A better sense of community and social wellbeing

Retail

How nature can make people buy more:
  • Cognitively rich environments which create a better customer experience
  • Lowering stress levels
  • Increasing perceptions of quality
  • Increasing footfall and sales

 

Biophilic design consultant services range from full project management to more specific aspects of recommendations and strategies. In addition, we can provide full service campaigns for branding, styling and marketing properties to maximise their biophilic credentials. We create the same narrative from start to finish.

 

Follow this link https://www.ynharari.com to find out more about Yuval Noah Harari, who is a historian, philosopher, and the bestselling author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century.

 

Contact us to find out more about how we can improve your building performance with biophilic design.