The Science and Style of Biophilic Design
5pm, 21st April,
Budden Lecture Theatre,
Liverpool School of Architecture.
Oliver Heath explores the emerging science and style of Biophilic design; demonstrating new research that shows how strengthening the human connection with nature we can improve the many spaces we live and work in. These improvements can improve mental and physical health plus cognitive performance improving the health & well-being of many spaces be it offices, education, healthcare and hospitality environments.
Oliver is Founder of Heath Design Ltd, an architectural and interior design practice combining three key strands: sustainable design, consumer engagement and communications to inspire the uptake of future thinking in the built environment. He stimulates the adoption of happier, healthier places to live and work through his projects as designer, writer, and TV presenter.
He is an experienced presenter working on many terrestrial television channels for shows such as BBC Changing Rooms and BBC DIY SOS, and Norways TV2 Tid For Hjim. He frequently acts as a media spokesperson for the UK’s Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC), WRAP and the Energy Saving Trust.
Design clients include Bio Regional, ING Real Estate and Barratt Homes and the Geffrye Museum, as well as products for John Lewis, Pilkington Glass and Earthborn paints.
Oliver is the author of 3 books, most recently Urban Eco Chic (Quadrille), selling over 30,000 copies in 6 languages, as well as writing regularly for the Guardian, Grand Designs magazine, and Real Homes
Visit his website at http://www.oliverheath.com/ for more information.