Ecobuild 2014: Incorporating nature in our buildings for multiple benefits

Incorporating nature into our buildings is important if we are to enhance local biodiversity and take advantage of a range of other benefits such as improving the environmental performance of buildings through intelligent use of shading, managing water etc…

Covering design considerations for improving biodiversity, living walls, green roofs and a vision for connecting both climate and the landscape to the built environment, this session debated the win/wins of incorporating nature considerations into building design.

Case study: Living Wall Design from Gary Grant, Consultant Ecologist

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green roofs, living walls, green infrastructure, biophilia

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