- Ensure occupants have comfortable access to natural light, fresh air, and visual stimulation.
- Ensure high-quality interior air, as this improves our wellbeing, health, and productivity.
- Nurture the whakapapa (relationship) between humans and ecosystems.
- Create places where people can congregate and have access to alternative working and break-out spaces.
There are many studies that show the impact and the psychology of nature on humans. Sitting near to, and seeing, plants, boosts moods. Hearing water flow, watching the movement of leaves, reduces stress.