Thomas Woltz/ハドソンヤード再開発

NYハドソンヤード再開発で話題を呼んでいるThomas WoltzがThe Wall Street Journalの 2013 Innovator Awards: Designに選ばれたそうです。



Before embarking on a project, he typically delves into extensive biological research including cataloguing every living species on a site—which he calls a "bio blitz." And rather than imposing a trademark look on every commission, he strives to respond to the specific conditions—the climate, soil, indigenous flora and fauna—of each location. (Woltz frequently quotes environmental activist and poet Wendell Berry : "If you don't know where you are, you don't know who you are.") 、


"bio blitz”は今後重要なキーワードになりそうですね




バイオフィリックデザイン/Biophilic landscape design


商業店舗におけるバイオフィリックデザイン採用のメリット/The Benefits of Biophilia and Greenery in Retail