Terratecture

Building design takes a natural approach to satisfy need for biophilic connection

Implications - As concrete and glass cities create a disconnection from nature for consumers, designers are filling the void by using a natural aesthetic. This signifies a consumer desire for a more comforting, natural design ethos that speaks to their natural tendencies rather than forcing them into a foreign encasement.
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Personified Wireframe Sculptures - Het Orakel by Atelier Van Lieshout Takes on a Human Form
SCORE: 4.2
Warm 1,732 Clicks Pub: May 7, 14
Personified Wireframe Sculptures
Het Orakel by Atelier Van Lieshout Takes on a Human Form
Het Orakel by Atelier Van Lieshout is an artfully crafted sculptural piece that takes on the form of an oversized human head. The 4 meter tall art piece was presented at the Amsterdam Dam square... [More]
Artery Inspired Architecture - The Regional Blood Centre by FAAB Architektura is Crimson-Colored
SCORE: 3.8
Warm 3,336 Clicks Pub: Jul 25, 14
Artery Inspired Architecture
The Regional Blood Centre by FAAB Architektura is Crimson-Colored
The Regional Blood Centre by FAAB Architektura is an artery inspired architecture piece that highlights the importance of blood donation. “According to the World Health Organisation, the... [More]
Artery-Like Atriums - The Foxhead Global Headquarters is a Mini Metropolis
SCORE: 2.4
Mild 2,204 Clicks Pub: Nov 13, 13
Artery-Like Atriums
The Foxhead Global Headquarters is a Mini Metropolis
The Foxhead Global Headquarters could easily be mistaken for S.H.I.E.L.D’s (or another comic book organization) base of operations. Everything from the imposing black walls to the red artery-... [More]
Earth-Resembling Structures - The Ricola Herb Center is Completed by Herzog & de Meuron
SCORE: 2.6
Mild 1,190 Clicks Pub: Jul 8, 14
Earth-Resembling Structures
The Ricola Herb Center is Completed by Herzog & de Meuron
After an extended period of planning and building, the Ricola Herb Center has finally been completed by Herzog & de Meuron. The design reflects the look of the earth, taking on a light brown... [More]
Nature-Inspired Hospitals - This Cheerful Hospital Design Concept is Fresh and Hopeful
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Untested 3,061 Clicks Pub: Apr 14, 14
Nature-Inspired Hospitals
This Cheerful Hospital Design Concept is Fresh and Hopeful
Whoever said hospitals had to be depressing, dark and dingy will be (happily) surprised to see what a cheerful hospital design could look like. Not only will the hospital be designed in a way that... [More]