What is biophilic design and how can it increase creative productivity?

biophilic design: a living wall

A living wall typifies the concept of biophilic design. Image by Luigi Rosa on Flickr

Biophilic design is a concept that might be familiar to some, but alien to others. Simply put, it is the marriage of the built environment with nature and living forms, and has been around, in various guises, but possibly without defined terminology attached to it, for centuries. 

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Sorcha O'Higgins is a collage artist and freelance writer. With a background in architecture and urban art, she works mostly with existing analogue material to create both abstract and figurative work. Her collages use bold colours, patterns and contrasting elements to create playful, direct and sometimes brazen images.