As most of you know from our designs and builds, we love bringing nature into a home. We’re big believers in biophilic design. This philosophy is about people being closer to nature. Of course, sometimes it’s easier said than done.
Here’s a great post from our friends at the NAHB. Good ideas on giving nature space in your home.
People are attracted to nature, and growing evidence suggests that interacting with nature makes people happier and healthier. But with an average of 90% of our time spent indoors, it is easy to feel disconnected. Bringing nature inside the home with specifically targeted design elements can resonate with and draw in potential home buyers and remodeling clients.
A sunroom is a traditional indoor space designed to make you feel like you are outdoors. Think about how you feel when you are in a home’s sunroom — do you feel calmer and happier? Studies have shown that views of nature trigger more pleasure receptors in our brains than non-nature scenes.