Image: Round shapes referring to nature @ LACH Mondzorg
In the dynamic world of interior design, new approaches and concepts are constantly emerging, including a particularly intriguing one: neuroarchitecture. Neuroarchitecture is a multidisciplinary approach to interior design that combines the principles of neuroscience and psychology with architectural design elements to support the physical and mental health of users.
We previously wrote this blog about it. But how can you apply this approach to create interiors with meaning and impact?
Join us as we delve into the fascinating world of neuroarchitecture.
#1 - A solid foundation
Neuroarchitecture starts with a solid foundation. Elements such as ample daylight, proper ventilation, and acoustics enhance well-being and boost productivity.
#2 - Activate all the senses
Activate all the senses to enhance the desired atmosphere. The right textures, sounds, and scents elevate the experience to a higher level.
"Research indicates that looking at something aesthetic brings the brain into the 'fun zone'."
#3 - Utilize Biophilic Design
Biophilic design, essential in neuroarchitecture, embraces nature and its positive effects on our well-being. This is achieved not only by incorporating greenery and water but also subtly referencing natural forms and materials with a calming effect.
#4 - User needs
Place the user at the center. How is the space used and experienced by individuals with different needs? Flexibility in use meets changing requirements.
#5 - Make it beautiful
Don't forget the role and value of good aesthetics. Research shows that looking at something aesthetic brings the brain into the 'fun zone,' with positive effects on the nervous system. Surprise people with an inspiring environment.
Conclusion: neuroarchitecture as the key to well-being in interior design
Neuroarchitecture is the key to integrating well-being into our living spaces in various ways. Through the integration of neuroscience and design, interiors are created that not only visually stimulate but also have a profound positive impact on our physical and mental health.
Interested? Let's get it touch and explore with us the potential of neuroarchitecture and discover a world where aesthetics and well-being go hand in hand.