Urbano Network Networking Podcast

Biophilia, Architecture, and the Built Environment with Robert Hopkins

May 27, 2021 Urbano Network
Urbano Network Networking Podcast
Biophilia, Architecture, and the Built Environment with Robert Hopkins
Show Notes

Presenting this session, which examines newly opened The Spine building, is Robert Hopkins, Regional Director of AHR, the award-winning architecture and building consultancy practice - and Urbano Network members. 

Robert is design/project lead on The Spine, the new northern home for the Royal College of Physicians in Liverpool, which aims to be one of the healthiest workplace environments in the world when it opens its doors in May 2021. Biophilia is at the heart of AHR's approach to the design of The Spine and the building has been designed adhering to WELL Standard principles. 

Robert discusses how biophilia and other innvovations around workplace wellness and design have informed The Spine's design and construction. 

About our speaker 
Robert has over twenty years’ experience in the design of award winning buildings and delivery of several large and complex education projects in the UK and internationally. Robert is lead on the design of The Spine, the new £35m northern headquarters for the Royal College of Physicians in Liveropool which incorporates biophilic design features to create an inspirational workspace.

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