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SPECIAL Norfolk LL

April 24th, 2018

Biophilic Illusions



1 LU/HSW


Firm: The Sky Factory
Presenters: Rebbecca Buie
Program Title: Biophilic Illusions

Program Overview: In this course we explore our inherent connection and attraction to nature, identified as biophilia. We explore the ways that our lives are dependently and beneficially intertwined with nature. We look at the trend towards Biophilic Design— integrating nature into architecture to enliven biophilia’s restorative properties. Illusion, illusions of nature, and sky illusions will be examined in relationship to architectural design, and Biophilic Design, in particular. Finally, we’ll delve into the purpose, creation, and applications of sky-image ceilings.

    Program Objectives:

  • Define biophilia – its bio-evolutionary origins and benefits to human life.
  • Discuss the purpose and tenets of Biophilic Design.
  • Summarize the use of illusion and illusions of nature in architecture.
  • Explain the purpose, creation, and applications of sky-image ceilings.
  • Attendees will learn of Wrights influence of other architects of the time including those that studied under him.
Design Properties:(please see attached pdf for more information)

Walk-ins Are Welcome, However - Pre-Registrations (Only) Receive A Box Lunch

Event Properties

Event Date 04-24-2018 12:00 pm
Event End Date 04-24-2018 1:00 pm
Registration Start Date 12-15-2017
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Cut off date 04-24-2018 12:00 pm
Location
AECOM
440 Monticello Ave, Suite 1500, Norfolk, VA 23510
AECOM
Attachment Biophilic_Illusions_AIA_Program_Summary.pdf

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