Biophilic buildings: How nature can improve design/

Organiser: School of the Wild

Event Detail



28 June, 2023


School of the Wild


United Kingdom


Horsenden Farm, Horsenden Ln N, Horsenden, Greenford


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A workshop for industry professionals that explores how to encourage far greater biodiversity in the built environment by using processes and design ideas inspired by the natural world.


About the session

Through extended time outdoors and inspired by nature itself, you’ll explore new ways of thinking and discover practical solutions that can encourage far greater biodiversity whilst playing to your architectural strengths.

Why attend 

  • Understand the relationship between biodiversity, climate and our built environment
  • Explore tangible and practical ideas and concepts that you can take away and share
  • Develop a greater appreciation of the value of nature
  • Draw inspiration from natural processes
  • Boost creative thinking and consider new ways of building
  • Make connections with peers and like minds, grow your network

Who should attend?

This workshop is relevant to anybody with an interest in incorporating natural systems into urban design and planning, no matter your level of expertise.

Gold Leaf members can attend this course for free using one of their complimentary learning and development places.

Workshop facilitators  

Nigel Berman, Founder, School of the Wild
Nigel is founder and CEO of School of the Wild, a company that brings businesses and organisations into nature to think differently. An experienced facilitator, Nigel is passionate about the power of nature to support transformational and regenerative change in the way people work and live.

Dylan Walker, Found, Wilderlife
Dylan is half entrepreneur, half ecologist, and half educator. Too many halves? He also failed maths at school. Through Wilderlife he runs rewilding workshops that put people first, and facilitates community-driven nature conservation and ecotourism projects. He believes that fostering a deep cultural connection with our natural world is the only way to protect our precious wildlife in the long term.

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