George Bandy Discusses Impact of Biophilic Design at Joint Meeting with IFMA

On January 14th, the Gulf Coast Region of USGBC partnered with IFMA Houston in presenting a luncheon event featuring speaker, George Bandy, Vice President of Sustainability at Interface.  The internationally renowned leader in sustainability discussed the human benefits of designing with nature and the global impact of biophilic design.  Members and guests learned about the role biophilic design has on happiness, productivity and creativity in the workplace along with its significance in other market segments, including Healthcare, Education, Retail, Corporate, and Community.  Due to the relationship between nature, our built environment, and our psychological well-being, Bandy believes designing spaces that inspire, energize and support the people who use them is a global imperative.

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