What is the “Peak Life” for trees? Why do humans resonate with trees?

I contend that humans resonate with wood because we share similarities with one another.  Trees, like humans, are approximately 60% water.  Trees, like humans, are about 18% carbon.  Trees, like humans, have a peak life of about 80 years.  Additionally, humans exhale CO2 and trees inhale it, keeping the carbon and exhaling oxygen.  This is the very definition of symbiosis.   …

What is “Biophilic Design”?

The concept of biophilic design is based on the theory that on a cellular level, humans need to connect with nature, especially in our interiors, or “built” environments, where we spend 90% of our time.  When we’re connected to nature though natural light and proximity to wood and plant life, our autonomic nervous systems relax to a measurable degree.   With …