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Running head: BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION1Biodiversity conservationName of studentInstitution affiliation
Biodiversity conservationUrban development has a significant impact on biodiversity. Biodiversity refers to thevariety of animals and plant life or part of the environment on earth or dwelling in a particularhabitat and is essential (Goddard et al., 2010). The urban areas sustain many forms ofbiodiversity, including biophilic designs.Beatley & Newman (2013) define biophilic design is anidea utilized in the building industry to increase occupants’ association with the ordinaryenvironment. Biophilia employs nature, space, and space to connect occupants to the naturalsurroundings. Human beings have misused biophilia for the most prolonged period, thuspolluting the environment in urban areas. The most common forms of biophilia misutilizationinclude land sharing, architectural buildings, land mapping, and erecting other urban areas. Forthat reason, there is a need to increase awareness of biodiversity conservation in urban areas.One of the most effective strategies to increase awareness toward biodiversityconservation in cities is through proper biophilic concepts. Structural and architecture engineersshould advise on the best biophilic designs that will protect biodiversity. All biophilic designs