"A few years ago, when Diane McDonald asked architect Heather Dubbeldam to design a home for her and her two kids, she wanted something with a strong connection to the outdoors. Typically, that would mean big windows overlooking the backyard, maybe a large fern by the sofa. Dubbeldam, however, delivered something so infused with #greenery
– topped with bee-filled green roofs and decked throughout in natural woods and stones – that it needed a new phrase, something beyond merely eco-friendly, to describe it: #biophilicdesign
. “ 'In simple terms,' Dubbeldam says, 'it’s a way of using design techniques, whether it’s the overall layout or finishing materials or detailing, to emphasize that connection to the natural world.' "
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