Donna Signorelli

Green Air, Senior Plantscape Designer

Donna Signorelli

Donna is a Plantscape Designer with over three years of experience in using plants and greenery to transform spaces. As a certified Architectural Technician from Unitec Institute of Technology, she combines her passion for nature and architecture to help designers and clients maximize their spaces. Motivated by the principles of Biophilic Design, Donna takes a collaborative approach to deliver unique solutions that focus on aesthetics, health, and well-being.

Enhancing Human Well-being Through Biophilic Design

Biophilic design is an innovative architectural approach that integrates natural elements into built environments, aiming to enhance the connection between people and nature. This design philosophy is based on biophilia, the innate human attraction to nature and natural processes. The main goal is to create functional spaces that align with the needs of humans as biological beings in the modern world.

Beyond aesthetics, biophilic design focuses on functionality and sustainability. By integrating elements such as natural light, greenery, water features, and natural materials, this approach provides numerous benefits, addressing various physical, psychological, and social aspects of well-being.

Biophilic design is a well-researched and scientifically proven. By embedding nature into our built environments, we can improve our well-being, reduce environmental impact, and achieve a harmonious balance between modern living and the timeless benefits of nature.

Key Takeaways

  • Biophilic Design develops a functional environment for people as biological organism.
  • The approach can be applied by incorporating nature, being inspired by it, and interacting actively and passively with it.
  • Biophilic Design and nature-inspired elements improve physical, psychological, and social well-being.


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