The Promise of Biophilic Work Design

On average, we spend about 92% of our lives indoors. Yet, the so-called "biophilia hypothesis" suggests that humans have a strong innate desire to be in contact with natural elements and processes.  Recognizing that they can help alleviate the problems associated with nature-free space, employers have begun to incorporate aspects of nature into employees’ day-to-day activities and workspaces through so-called “biophilic work design.”  What does “biophilic work design” look like?   What are the benefits?   And what are the implications for employees and employers?  We’l.....

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