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Office jungle  

Biophilic design is all about reconnecting human beings with nature. So why not get creative with your office planting and enjoy a walk on the wild side? says Kirsty Jones of Plant Designs There’s a growing body of research suggesting ...

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Combatting the January blues with nature  

Superstitious folk believe leaving a Christmas tree and other festive decorations up beyond the 12th day after Christmas day brings bad luck. But who’s to say you can’t brighten up the office with some greenery throughout the year? Keeping a fir ...

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Breathe easy

New evidence suggests indoor air quality directly contributes to staff productivity. We look at the ways a ventilation system can both enhance occupant comfort and contribute to a green infrastructure within buildings The recent shift in attitudes towards employee wellbeing ...

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Plants can make a big difference to your building efig Leaf award winners show how it’s done

What do you want from your building? Functionality, no H&S hazards and happy clients for starters? Are plants/interior landscaping part of your remit? efig’s Leaf award winning companies understand your concerns. Recently a new batch of 50 Leaf awards were given ...

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Andrews Heat for Hire assists in keeping £17m of rare plant species alive following gas leak

Leading hire company, Andrews Heat for Hire, was recently appointed by a leading botanic garden establishment, following a gas leak which had potentially devastating implications for a very large collection of living plants and flowers. The withdrawn gas supply was ...

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UK stirs up a whole hornets nest of ‘killer’ invasive species

With stark warnings of ‘killer’ invasive species threatening our shores, Parliament’s green watchdog has called for the government to implement new legal powers for tackling the thousands of invasive plants and animals taking up residence in the UK. The House of Commons’ Environmental Audit ...

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Employee well-being through biophilic interior design

There has been a lot of debate recently about the value of interior landscaping – especially large installations in public buildings.  It is true that the headline costs of interior plants, their purchase and on-going maintenance, can seem high for ...

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Office plants boost staff well-being, creativity and productivity study finds

  Office plants can assist in boosting staff well-being by up to 47% according to workplace research carried out at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. Visitors to the world-famous show were challenged to take part in the study which measured ...

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The Trafalgar Hotel re-creates Mediterranean herb garden at Vista roof bar

Visitors to Vista, the stunning roof bar and chic dining venue at The Trafalgar Hotel, will enjoy a feast for the senses this summer with the creation of a beautiful Mediterranean herb garden – six floors up overlooking London’s iconic ...

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