Abstract: Green, natural environments may ameliorate adverse environmental exposures (e.g. air pollution, noise, and extreme heat), increase physical activity and social engagement, and lower stress. […]
Most office building owners and managers know the value of landscaping outside of their buildings. But many don’t know that landscaping the inside of their buildings is just as valuable. Interior landscaping gives tenants and visitors a good first impression of your building and sets your building apart from lesser-quality buildings, says Michael Laney, senior property manager for the commercial office division of Colonial Properties Trust.