Biophilia is literally defined as “love of life”. The inclusion of biophilic principles in the design of the built environment can reduce stress, enhance creativity, and improve well-being. This course presents a summary of research that defines aspects of nature that most impact our satisfaction with the built environment. Attendees will learn about patterns most commonly found in the built environment that affirm humankind’s innate biological connection with nature, and practice seeking these applications in a real-world setting.
Early Bird Registration is open now! Registration is open until December 31, 2017!
PARK(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks.
This year, UNM landscape and architecture students are partnering with ACE Leadership High School to design New Mex Hex, a pop up park outside of 516 Arts. The design for New Mex Hex is inspired by the current Cross Pollination exhibit at 516 Arts, curated by Albuquerque Artist Valerie Roybal. New Mex Hex celebrates urban ecology through design.
New Mex Hex is sponsored by RAKS Building Supply, Plant World, SMPC Architects, and NM ASLA
When: Friday, September 15th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Outside of 516 ARTS on Central between 5th and 6th
For a brief history of parking day, visit: http://parkingday.org/about-parking-day/
Help us celebrate World Landscape Architecture Month in New Mexico by posting your favorite landscapes to Instagram by using the post card "This is Landscape Architecture" and tag #WLAM2017 and #nmasla.