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Liz Terry predicts the creation of Living Buildings
25 Nov 2015 . BY Jane Kitchen
Liz Terry, CEO of Leisure Media and editor CLAD, identified two architectural trends for the wellness industry at the Global Wellness Summit in Mexico City / Global Wellness Summit
Liz Terry, CEO of Leisure Media and editor of Spa Opportunities and Spa Business magazines, was invited to identify two architectural trends for the wellness industry in a Trends Jam brainstorming session at the Global Wellness Summit in Mexico City last week.

Terry's first trend was Living Buildings. She said that in the future, buildings that are alive will be able to sense our every need: "One day, we'll live and work in structures which are alive and sensing, like us. They'll be a new species which we'll create through a form of genetic engineering."

"We know our personal biome dictates all sorts of things about our health and existence. These buildings will be part of our personal biome," she continued.

“Imagine walking through the door – the building will immediately know how you are – if you’re tired, it will dim the lights or increase oxygen levels; if you’re cold, it will make the air warmer and if you’re hungry, it will scan your body, know what nutrients you need, and fabricate the food for you,” said Terry.

"But it won't just do this with electronic sensors, it will be a living organism with heightened senses."

She imagined buildings that can grow additional rooms, or move doors or windows to follow the light, and that when damaged, are able to heal themselves. "They will be able to fasten their foundations on to a wide variety of landscapes and surfaces," she said, "But if there's a flood, it will detach and float."

“We already use biomimicry to recreate the natural functions of nature in buildings, and this will be the next stage of evolution of that idea,” said Terry.

Terry also said that Responsive Environments in interior design will become important, through the harnessing of biological, mechanical and digital next-generation technology.

“We already have haptics – surfaces which feel as they look...but this is just the beginning,” said Terry. “One day, we’ll have fabrics which cuddle us, food which tickles our tongues as we eat it, and sensory environments which can stimulate or comfort us depending on mood.”

Terry and her team at Leisure Media, publish the annual Foresight™ trends reports Spa Foresight™, Sports Foresight™, Leisure Foresight™, Attractions Foresight™, Fitness Foresight™ and CLAD Foresight™.
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Biohacking Orb launches at CES
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Tylö’s new infrared sauna evenly envelopes users in soothing heat
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Vinésime launches Vine Elixir derived from Pinot Noir grape
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Starpool transforms boutique Italian hotel with wellness suites and private in-room spas
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Sweet dreams: Nollapelli’s bedding improves sleep and protects skin and hair health
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Liz Terry predicts the creation of Living Buildings
25 Nov 2015 . BY Jane Kitchen
Liz Terry, CEO of Leisure Media and editor CLAD, identified two architectural trends for the wellness industry at the Global Wellness Summit in Mexico City / Global Wellness Summit
Liz Terry, CEO of Leisure Media and editor of Spa Opportunities and Spa Business magazines, was invited to identify two architectural trends for the wellness industry in a Trends Jam brainstorming session at the Global Wellness Summit in Mexico City last week.

Terry's first trend was Living Buildings. She said that in the future, buildings that are alive will be able to sense our every need: "One day, we'll live and work in structures which are alive and sensing, like us. They'll be a new species which we'll create through a form of genetic engineering."

"We know our personal biome dictates all sorts of things about our health and existence. These buildings will be part of our personal biome," she continued.

“Imagine walking through the door – the building will immediately know how you are – if you’re tired, it will dim the lights or increase oxygen levels; if you’re cold, it will make the air warmer and if you’re hungry, it will scan your body, know what nutrients you need, and fabricate the food for you,” said Terry.

"But it won't just do this with electronic sensors, it will be a living organism with heightened senses."

She imagined buildings that can grow additional rooms, or move doors or windows to follow the light, and that when damaged, are able to heal themselves. "They will be able to fasten their foundations on to a wide variety of landscapes and surfaces," she said, "But if there's a flood, it will detach and float."

“We already use biomimicry to recreate the natural functions of nature in buildings, and this will be the next stage of evolution of that idea,” said Terry.

Terry also said that Responsive Environments in interior design will become important, through the harnessing of biological, mechanical and digital next-generation technology.

“We already have haptics – surfaces which feel as they look...but this is just the beginning,” said Terry. “One day, we’ll have fabrics which cuddle us, food which tickles our tongues as we eat it, and sensory environments which can stimulate or comfort us depending on mood.”

Terry and her team at Leisure Media, publish the annual Foresight™ trends reports Spa Foresight™, Sports Foresight™, Leisure Foresight™, Attractions Foresight™, Fitness Foresight™ and CLAD Foresight™.
If you would like to get each issue of Spa Business and Spa Business insider magazines sent direct to you for FREE, plus the weekly Spa Business and Spa Business insider ezines, sign up now!
PRODUCT NEWS
SPATEX Virtual – coming soon to a screen near you!
With live exhibitions cancelled for the immediate future, SPATEX is making its global virtual debut from 2 - 4 February.
Circadia launches $50,000 scholarship scheme for aesthetics students to support diversity
Professional skincare brand Circadia has unveiled ‘The Sage Michaela Lucas Timing is Everything scholarship’ to support biracial, indigenous and persons of colour (BIPOC) pursuing a career in the professional esthetics sector.
Biohacking Orb launches at CES
A touchless, self-administered wellness experience which taps into evidence-based modalities to enhance spirit and mood, and improve body and mind performance, launches today (12 January) at global tech trade show, CES.
Tylö’s new infrared sauna evenly envelopes users in soothing heat
Sauna specialist Tylö – of the TylöHelo group – has created a new infrared sauna range, named T series.
Vinésime launches Vine Elixir derived from Pinot Noir grape
Luxury French vino-cosmetics brand Vinésime has unveiled a nutricosmetic – named Vine Elixir – designed to nourish and protect the skin from the inside and out.
Starpool transforms boutique Italian hotel with wellness suites and private in-room spas
Italian wellness supplier Starpool has overseen the installation of luxury wellness facilities at a boutique hotel in Italy’s Lombardy Region.
Sweet dreams: Nollapelli’s bedding improves sleep and protects skin and hair health
Linen specialist Nollapelli has combined the latest in beauty science, textile technology and sleep discovery to create bedding which underpins healthy restorative sleep.
SPATEX water leisure event goes virtual for 2021
Atelier Alain Ellouz launches handcrafted precious stone lighting collection
LYRA, GAMA, MONA and ATHENA are the first pieces from designer Atelier Alain Ellouz’s new .édition collection of handcrafted stone lighting fixtures.
Voya partners with the Peninsula Spa for sustainable, ocean-inspired spa experiences
Organic seaweed lifestyle brand, Voya, has unveiled a partnership with the luxury spa at the five-star Peninsula Hong Kong to introduce new treatments and organic marine spa products.
The HydraFacial Company grows global partnership with Circadia
The HydraFacial Company has extended its global partnership with professional skincare brand Circadia.
AskNicely helps empower businesses to improve customer experience and boost NPS
Maintaining a consistent customer experience is critical to the success of a growing B2C service brand.
+ More products   
 
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Merrithew™ - Leaders in Mindful Movement™

Merrithew caters to exercise enthusiasts, fitness professionals, studio and facility owners, athle [more...]
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Pendex | Workout
Personalised workouts delivered. Find out more...
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22 Jan 2021

Spa Leadership Symposium

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02-04 Feb 2021

Beauty West Africa

Landmark Centre, Lagos, Nigeria
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