How Living Walls Improve Our Mental and Physical Health
The positive benefits of specifying living walls for both interiors and exteriors are extensive. They play an important role in the much larger puzzle of biophilic Design and green infrastructure.
What is Biophilia?
Biophilia means "love of life or living systems " it sums up the psychological need and attraction to life.
It is also used to describe the connection human beings have to nature and the need to be in and around it.
Studies have shown that even simply looking at a photograph of plants and nature reduces stress levels, lowers heart rates and improves moods. Stress can be very damaging to a persons health and to address that we can use the biophilic effect of plants.
Productivity and efficiency in a work setting are also improved and even sick days are reduced. Companies such as Apple, Google and Amazon, incorporate lots of biophilic elements in their office designs.
How living walls can support biophilic design?
Living Walls are the premium feature in biophilic design. We can incorporate timber, water and light into our designs . When standing in front of a healthy Living Wall you can feel the cleaner and cooler air and it really gives you a sense of calm. The presence of real plants in large number in beautiful designs really are amazing to have around.
How can Verti-Grow help?
Our expertise and wide array of products available in all things green mean we can provide a piece of green outside, inside , on the roof, on the ceiling...even as part of the furniture. All of our products will be listed on this website and we can incorporate anything into our bespoke designs.