Tips for Integrating Nature for an Effective Workplace
Check out our featured Building Operating Management article over integrating nature into the workplace!
Nature impacts human well-being at a fundamental level and can measurably reduce levels of fear and stress. Nature’s restorative effects can improve one’s ability to pay attention and focus and can soothe and even reduce pain. It’s no accident that hospitals and other institutional settings increasingly try to integrate nature and outdoors into design.
A workplace that can integrate nature is one that can truly make people healthier when they go home than when they arrived in the morning. The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated this thinking as building owners and facility managers contemplate the next level of effective workplaces with renewed attention to not only actual outdoor spaces, but indoor atriums, and even interior community spaces.
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