Moss walls are growing in popularity. They’re another example of how biophilic design is influencing and taking over the world we live and share spaces in!
And let's be honest, what's not to love about them? They brighten and embellish any room they are incorporated into, and most of all they offer a myriad of benefits.
What is a moss wall?
Moss walls are made of real, yes real, moss; however, unlike living walls, moss walls don’t require dirt, soil, substrate, water or mist. Moss walls are a biophilic design made to add some nature into rooms and make everyone entering them feel refreshed.
Why have a moss wall?
- They improve air quality! Moss converts the bacteria in the air into its own biomass. At the same time, it reduces airborne dust, carbon dioxide levels
- Exposure to plant life results in more productivity. Researchers at Texas A&M University conducted a study exposing men and women to biophilic design and saw that both men and women exhibited innovative thinking, creating sharper focus and a more productive workspace.
- Moss walls retain moisture, this goes hand in hand with many health benefits. Certain illnesses begin to spread when the humidity drops, something moss can balance out.
- Most importantly, moss walls reduce stress! Reducing stress is the pinnacle of any business or workspace. Your clients and employees should feel refreshed and at ease while in the environment you’re providing.
How to take care of a moss wall?
Moss walls are low maintenance! This means they can thrive in any environment you set them in. They don’t need light or water. All you have to do is install your moss wall and enjoy the scenery!
Author: Genesis Sotomayor