With words like polar vortex and bomb cyclone filling the headlines, it’s no wonder our thoughts go to the tropics, warm breezes and palm trees. While many of us begrudgingly face the long winter, only dreaming of warmer days, there is a solution that can brighten offices, store fronts and work areas. No, it’s not […]
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.