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Davidson Prize winner HomeForest uses smart tech to recreate "forest bathing" in your home

1 month ago   |   By Dezeen

HomeForest, an app that uses smart devices to bring the restorative effects of nature into the home, has been named as the winner of the inaugural Davidson Prize .
The contest called for ideas for how the home can adapt in response to the rise of home-working, following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Selected for the £10,000 prize ahead of two other finalists, HomeForest explores how technology can be used to bring the wellbeing effects of biophilia into the home, particularly for people who are living in cities with limited access to green space.
It aims to recreate the experience of "forest...
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