Mission Statement of BioPhilly

The BioPhilly Project’s mission is to promote the important link between human health, and the meaningful daily experience of wild and diverse nature in the city. BioPhilly is a part of the international Biophilic Cities network initiative.

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The BioPhilly Team

Helena van Vliet                 www.helenavanvliet.com                   Architect, Founding member, Steering committee member Biophilic Cities network

Alice Dommert                    www.prasadawholebeing.com          Architect

Fredda Lippes                     www.phila.gov/green                         Director of Strategic Initiatives

Cynthia Gale                        www.barbergale.com                          Sustainable Brand Development

Vera Neumann-Sachs         vnsachs@gmail.com                           Architect

Sadie Francis                       www.onlyintheforest.com                  Urban Ecologist, Artist

Amy Cornelius                     www.greenbeams.us                            Sustainability Consultant

Veronica Anderson           www.consciousglobalchange.org        Director of Geodesign


  • Healthy City – Urban Habitat

    Healthy City – Urban Habitat

    Join Us:
    May 10, 2017
    6:00 to 9:00 pm
    Biophilic Cities Conference
    Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center
    640 Waterworks Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19130

    Dear Friend,
    On May 10 2017, BioPhilly will host our 3rd Annual Biophilic Cities […]

  • 2nd Bird Habitat Workshop

    2nd Bird Habitat Workshop

    Dear bioPhilly Friends!
    We are excited to continue our 2nd Bird Habitat Workshop with all of you! Join us on December 6th, 2016, at 7pm at Andropogon Associates, drinks and snacks […]

  • BioPhilly 360 Mapping Charette

    BioPhilly 360 Mapping Charette

    Event: bioPhilly 360 Mapping Charette
    Place: The SEED Center at Phila U
    (Philadelphia University’s Center for Sustainability, Energy Efficiency and Design)
    4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144
    Date: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
    Time: 7pm to […]