Biophilic Design in Singapore's Urban Landscape

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Biophilic Design in Singapore's Urban Landscape by Mind Map: Biophilic Design in Singapore's Urban Landscape

1. Biophilic design: translates humans attraction to and desire for connection with nature into the built environment. (Berto, Barbiero and Nasar n.d.)

1.1. Restorative Environment Design: supports the well-being of the human beings. (Nousiainen, et. al. 2016)

1.1.1. Reduces mental fatigue

1.1.2. Improves productivity

1.1.3. Helps to relieve stress

2. Biophilia: 'love for our living systems'. (Wilson, 1984)

3. Since 2012, Singapore committed to create a "City in a Garden". (SG Press Centre, 2012)

3.1. Improvement of biodiversity

3.2. Reduction of the urban heat island effect.

3.3. Improve the thermal comfort of the outdoors

3.4. Water management

3.5. Reduce energy consumption in buildings.

4. Planning regulations and strategies to achieve biophilic urbanism. (Newman, 2013)

4.1. Integration of community support

4.2. Government Incentives

4.3. Research & Development