Desk plants have long been an undervalued work space commodity. Move into a new office and you unpack your pictures, calendar and the plant someone gave you as welcome gift at your last job. Fortunately, office plants have come a long way in recent years with people finally recognizing the health and wellness, not to […]
Interior planting has become increasingly popular in the working environment during the last 30 years, and its presence is believed to have psychological and physiological benefits. There are many claims in the literature that have not been substantiated by research. My thesis, titled Human Responses to Interior Planting, set out to establish why people need or want to have interior planting in their present-day buildings and to determine the possible psychological benefits to people of plants inside buildings.