Imagine walking into a beautifully designed space filled with lush greenery. The vibrant foliage not only improves your mood but also enhances your memory. This is the power of interior landscaping, also known as plantscaping. It goes beyond simply bringing plants indoors; it involves strategically selecting key locations and plants to highlight and enhance the architectural design.

Creating Shapes and Spatial Effects

Plants in different structures and shapes can be used to create various spatial effects. For instance, tall trees can become focal points in large spaces, while groups of trees can create multiple areas for relaxation and rest. Vegetation can even help regulate the thermal and acoustic performance of a space.

Example of plantscaping

Benefits of Interior Landscaping

In addition to adding architectural character, interior greenery offers emotional and environmental benefits. It promotes a sense of well-being and connection with nature, making living and working environments more enjoyable and productive.

Interior landscaping benefits

Inspiring Projects

Let’s explore some inspiring examples that showcase the power of plantscaping in achieving spatial, emotional, and environmental effects.


Area: 340.0 m²
Year of completion: 2017
Photographer: Hiroyuki Oki
House in Chau Doc

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House-Gallery / Carles Enrich

Architect: Carles Enriquer
Area: 185.0 m²
Year of completion: 2017
Photographer: Adrià Goula

Artist’s Studio in Sonoma / Mork-Ulnes Architects

Architects: Mork-Ulnes Architects
Area: 3200.0 sq. ft.
Year of completion: 2015
Photography: Bruce Damonte, Grant Harder
Artist's Studio in Sonoma

House 24 / Park + Associates

Architect: Park + Associates
Area: 715.0 m²
Year of completion: 2016
Photographer: Edward Hendricks
House 24

Taitung Ruins Academy / Marco Casagrande

Architect: Marco Casagrande
Area: 450.0 m²
Year of completion: 2014
Photography: Adda Zei
Taitung Ruins Academy

Desert City / Garciagerman Architects

Architect: Garciagerman Architects
Photography: Subliminal Image
Desert City

Siu Siu – Laboratory of Primitive Senses / DIVOOE ZEIN Architects

Architects: DIVOOE ZEIN Architects
Area: 270.0 m²
Year of completion: 2014
Siu Siu – Laboratory of Primitive Senses

SISII / Yuko Nagayama & Associates

Architects: Yuko Nagayama & Associates
Area: 144.0 m²
Year of completion: 2010
Photographer: Daici Ano

LESS House / Ha

Architect: Ha
Area: 72.0 m²
Year of completion: 2017
Photographer: Dam Quang
LESS House

House on Pali Hill / Studio Mumbai

Architect: Bombay Studio
Photographer: Helene Binet
House on Pali Hill

Mipibú House / Terra e Tuma Arquitetos Associados

Architect: Terra e Tuma Arquitetos Associados
Area: 170.0 m²
Year of completion: 2015
Photographer: Nelson Lon
Mipibú House

Blue Bottle Coffee Café Nakameguro / Schemata Architects

Architects: Schemata Architects
Area: 397.32 m²
Year of completion: 2016
Photographer: Takumi Ota
Blue Bottle Coffee Café Nakameguro


Interior landscaping, or plantscaping, is a powerful way to transform any space. By carefully choosing and arranging plants, architects and designers can create visually stunning environments that improve well-being and connect us with nature. So, why not bring the benefits of plants into your space and enhance your everyday life?

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