Essays about: "Biophilia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the word Biophilia.

  1. 1. Volvo's Whisper

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Wenting Xu; [2020]
    Keywords : Autonomous; Mobility; Children; Biophilia; Vehicle Interior Design;

    Abstract : The reason why the author came to Sweden made her think about her own experience living in the megacities. She realized that the people live nearby nature have more attention care about themselves, others, and the environment. They have a sensitivity of quality, comfort, and freshness, and even sustainability since they are young. READ MORE

  2. 2. Shipping Human and Nature and Promoting Activism through Terry Bisson’s “Bears Discover Fire” : Applying an Ecocritical Lens and the Biophilia Hypothesis to Literature for Implications in the EFL-Setting

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Karl Erneland; [2020]
    Keywords : Ecocriticism; Terry Bisson; Biophilia Hypothesis; EFL; Environment; Activism; Nature; Bears Discover Fire; Upper Secondary School.;

    Abstract : The planetary crisis is a factor with undoubted effects on society. Education in Sweden concerns itself with preparing students for societal life through passing on values and emphasising the need for critical thinking. READ MORE

  3. 3. OASIS OF CALM : A STUDY ON CREATING AN URBAN OASIS OF CALM INSPIRED BY NATURE

    University essay from KTH/Ljusdesign

    Author : Natvalun Tavepontakul; [2020]
    Keywords : Biophilia; Natural element; light pattern; motion; calmness; working environment;

    Abstract : We live in daily cycles of brightness and darkness throughout our lives. Light is a device, both through natural and artificial sources, that supports the working of our brains in the processing, reconstruction, and classification of information (Galetta, 2014). READ MORE

  4. 4. MIDDLA makerspacedynamics in lighting

    University essay from KTH/Ljusdesign

    Author : Jonas Johannes Becker; [2019]
    Keywords : dynamics - dynamic lighting - biophilia - daylight - circadian rhythms - sustainability - Luminous diversity - emotional effects of light - projections;

    Abstract : This thesis report deals with the meaning of dynamics in lighting in context of the current state oflighting technology and how certain aspects of those can be applied to a specific space.Former studies discovered that biophilic aspects in design can create great benefits for the usersof a space. READ MORE

  5. 5. Building Social Capital : A Field Study of the Active, Beautiful and Clean Waters (ABC Waters) Programme in Singapore

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Oliver Tovatt; [2015]
    Keywords : Singapore; social capital; landscape perceptions; blue-green infrastructure; social engineering; bioengineering; social architecture; social sustainability; water infrastructure; biophilia; socialt kapital; landskapsarkitektur; blågrön infrastruktur; social ingenjörskonst; social stadsplanering; robert putnam;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a field study examining the effect of the Active, Beautiful and Clean Waters (ABC Waters) Programme in Singapore on social capital. Based on a multi-disciplinary approach and following the theoretical framework of bonding and bridging social capital developed by Robert Putnam and others, three different cases of the ABC Programme were compared, looking particularly at the level of blue-green landscape integration. READ MORE