Commercial Biophilic Design

Making live, work, leisure, education and healthcare environments uplifting spaces to be. A quantitative and qualitative research led approach to commercial biophilic design promotes positive physical, psychological and cognitive wellbeing in community spaces.

The benefits of biophilic design in these spaces are well documented and include quantifiable improvements in:

  • productivity and creativity in workplaces
  • less absenteeism
  • workforce retention
  • learning and higher achievement in educational establishments
  • quicker patient recovery times
  • increased property value
  • higher sales in retail environments


A research based approach

Commercial biophilic design in the workplace

Following thorough research, a biophilic design prescription sees a unique combination of designs put in place.

The space is tailored specifically for its intended user group and programs.

Many forward thinking businesses, for example Google, already use biophilic design principles for the benefit of employee health and wellbeing.

They recognise how prioritising aspects of and access to nature alongside biopihilic principles creates inspiring spaces to do business in.


Better performing buildings

As well as workplaces commercial biophilic design projects also improve the functionality of buildings for healthcare and assisted living. This improves wellbeing and delivers quicker recovery times through restorative environments. In educational environments concentration and creativity improves. Residential developments and community spaces benefit by increasing the sense occupant autonomy, security and community. In retail and hospitality stress levels reduce to make for a more enjoyable leisure experience and ultimately higher spending. All of these aspects together have a positive impact on property values, increasing profitability for developers, and investors.


Experts in commercial biophilic design at every level

Implement biophilic design principles in your project with an inter-disciplinary approach based on the advice of accomplished professionals. With a trusted team of knowledgeable experts on hand to analyse your project from ground up design through the build and interior design.  Alternatively consider engaging our specialist consultancy service to work with your team on improving specific aspects of existing environments.

With a measurable return on investment as well as increased wellbeing for occupants biophilia is a key driver for long term success both environmentally and financially.

Contact us to find out more about how we work with architects and developers across a range of sectors in design and project management. In addition to design and build our consultancy services