Biophilic design has the ability to blur boundaries between the indoors and outdoors, creating spaces that contribute to occupant cognitive, physiological, and psychological well-being. Incorporating advanced door systems into biophilic design can help specifiers to adhere to biophilic tenets while optimizing the health of occupants and contributing to the functionality and beauty of a space.

Learning Objectives

  • Examine the concept of biophilic design and its relation to cognitive, physiological, and psychological well-being.
  • Assess the impact of mood on well-being and the ways in which biophilic design can influence mood.
  • Analyze the role door systems play in biophilic design and their impact on well-being.
  • Evaluate a case study as it relates to door systems and biophilic design.

Prerequisite: None.