The rapid advancement of technology has outpaced our capacity for adaptation to modern synthetic environments. As a result, we continue to have an innate love of nature or biophilia.
For centuries, rural Kerala's paddy fields have served as social spaces for children and adults alike long before the term "placemaking" became en vogue. The ubiquitous coconut palms line the narrow dykes that crisscross through a sea of paddy. The trickle of afternoon sunlight filtering