Nov 29, 2018
What is biophilic design, and what are the scientifically proven benefits of being close to nature? Given that we're increasingly urbanizing, what can we do to ensure that future plans for urbanization prioritize green spaces, living walls, and rooftop gardens?
Sharing his expertise with us here is Richard Kincaid, Founder of Sagegreenlife, an award-winning living wall company which has installed custom walls all across the country and is dedicated to transforming built environments into happier, more sustainable spaces. Let's dive in.
[7:33] Kaméa: "What did you learn from the real estate world that can help us accelerate our work in sustainability?"
[8:26] Richard: "There is no reason why we have to be in these concrete jungles."
[12:44] Kaméa: "What is the process of designing living walls that will thrive in the environments for which you're building them?"
[17:08] Kaméa: "What are some benefits we know of in terms of how greenery in urban landscapes affects our individual wellbeing?"
[19:16] Richard: "Living walls solve a lot of potential problems and it does it in a way that's beautiful and non-controversial."
[20:50] Richard discusses the challenges businesses are facing to attract and retain talent and how living walls can help with this.
[29:30] Richard's thoughts on focusing on the positives when it comes to inspiring action for climate change.
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