Environmental design is a concept that encompasses a broad range of arts, sciences and considerations related to the ‘human-designed’ environment, which also have implications for the non-human world. Urban planning, architecture, landscape design, lighting and interiors are just a few examples. And believe it or not, environmental design is an ethos that dates back to the Ancient Greeks and the very first iterations of solar power.
When we talk about environmental design, we’re referring to the development of practices, policies, spaces and products that enhance the health and wellbeing of both humans and our wider natural environments. It’s a big thing to grapple with, but it’s becoming increasingly urgent that we do so.
So is it possible to create a design that is beautiful, memorable, unique and sustainable? Read our 4 insights here
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