Healing by Nature

Implementation of Biophilic Design Model for the Post-Disaster School Reconstruction to Promote Children’s Wellbeing


This project is a collaboration among Universitas Indonesia, De Montfort University (UK), Kasetsart University (Thailand), and Universiti Teknologi Mara (Malaysia) to explore the strategy for post-disaster school design and reconstruction to contribute to the healing and wellbeing of the children. In particular, this project explores the possibility for innovative school design models based on biophilic design principles as a means to promote healing by promoting children’s connectedness to nature.

The project is funded by Academy of Medical Sciences, UK under the scheme Global Collaboration Research Fund Networking Grant, Round 5, 2020, for the project period from March 2020 to March 2021.