So what’s all the moss about?
There’s no denying the impact moss walls make. But far more than just being a striking feature, with their green lushness, breathing, and life-enhancing richness, these living walls deliver genuine benefits that will help enhance your employee’s wellbeing and performance.
Here’s a list of benefits of featuring a Moss Wall in your workspace:-
They help cleanse the air and fight air pollution.
Moss uses CO2 and helps remove harmful VOCs (Volatile organic compounds) from the ambient air while releasing fresh, pure oxygen.
They are low maintenance.
They need little care because they are created from preserved mosses. No additional lighting or irrigation is needed.
They help reduce noise and act as an acoustic board.
Reindeer moss walls have been tested and found to have an NCR rating of .9. That’s remarkably efficient.
They take up very little space.
They add a natural design element to a space without taking up too much space.
They are Biophilic in design
Meaning they replicate the comfort of nature. (which we neglect 90% of the time). Nature positively impacts our cognitive systems and improves our psychological and physiological well being.
They improve productivity.
They lower stress levels.
They enhance learning comprehension.
They increase recovery rates from illness.
They are easy to install and a low-cost solution to a green wall.
Moss walls offer an incredibly simple method of integrating greenery within working spaces, without taking up much floor space and at little cost.
Biophilic – What does it mean?
The term ‘Biophilia’ literally means a love of living things and/or life.
It is a concept used within the building industry to increase connectivity to the natural environment through direct nature, indirect nature, and space and place conditions. Studies have shown convincing evidence of the positive benefits of interaction with nature. These positive benefits have been added to the list shown above.
Edward O Wilson, an American biologist, defined it as “the urge to affiliate with other forms of life”. In 1984 he published his book ‘Biophilia’, which popularised the term. Edward also won a Pulitzer Prize in 1978 for On Human Nature.
Different Types of Moss Walls
Several species of moss are suitable to incorporate in your moss wall. Our goal is to determine which type of moss will best suit your specific business needs and brand goals.
Here are some commonly used species of moss:-
Different Styles of Moss Walls
Moss walls can be an accent or the centrepiece to your commercial fit-out project, helping cultivate an experience, a mood, a pattern or distinctiveness for any space. The product’s versatility means it is easily customisable to meet any design requirement. Designers can create one-of-a-kind features using a variety of textures and colours to produce what will fundamentally be a dimensional art piece for your commercial environment.
Here are a few outstanding examples of Different Types of Moss Walls:-
Wood Moss Walls
Stone Moss Wall
Monochromatic colour Moss Walls
Textured Moss Walls
Metal Moss Wall
Sustainable Moss Wall
Frequently Asked Questions about Moss Walls
What is a Moss Wall?
A moss wall is a decorative green wall created from preserved mosses to be Biophilic in design – meaning to replicate the comfort of nature.
Is the moss on Moss Walls alive?
The moss used is not “alive”. Instead, it is preserved for design use.
Which green wall is the cheapest and easiest to install?
Moss walls are the most economical green walls currently on the market to incorporate into your office design.
Are Moss Walls maintenance free?
Because our moss walls are preserved, they are virtually maintenance-free, needing no light or water. However, the moss can become dry and brittle or dusty over time, so a little TLC is needed.
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