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* PERCENTAGE INCREASE IN URBAN AREAS FROM 1950 to 2010

30 years of psychological and physiological research positively establishes that there is a
strong link between well-being and contact with natural living elements.

Offices with biophilic design elements

Report a 15% higher
level of wellbeing

Demonstrate 6%
greater productivity

Are 15% more
creative

Exposure to nature sounds
accelerates physiological and
psychological restoration 37% faster.

In schools with biophilic features there are a pyramid of benefits; to the student, the staff, the education establishment and the economy on the whole, such as:

Children learn 20 to 25% faster when
natural light is present,

Classrooms with plants can see improved performance in spelling, mathematics and science subjects of 10 to 14%

green walls improve acoustics and air quality whilst reducing CO2 levels in spaces with poor ventilation

Reduced absenteeism of 3.5 days
per pupil.

In healthcare spaces a report carried out 1984 by Roger Ulrich demonstrated benefits to patients recovering form gall bladder surgery in rooms with views onto nature:

Patients recovered
8.5% faster

They required 22%
less medication

Patients felt
less pain

Biophilic designs can either include naturally occurring elements
or can have simulations of the same

Top 5 elements most wanted in the office space by workers:

42%

Natural light

22%

Quite working space

20%

A view of the Sea

18%

Live Indoor Plants

15%

Bright colors