Nazli Nazende Yildirim



Create Awareness on Users about the Use of Greenery to Remove Air Pollution in Commercial Interiors

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Indoor air quality is quite affect human health. Users spend time in many different interior places such as homes, offices, schools, public transportation vehicles, theaters, restaurants, etc. However, recent researches show that the indoor/outdoor pollutant ratios at commercial interiors were higher than those places. Over the last three decades solid empirical evidence about indoor plants that removes negative effects of indoor air pollutants has found. This paper introduces correlation between indoor air quality and greenery in commercial interiors. The central aim of this research is to create user awareness the issue of improving the indoor air quality of commercial interiors by using suitable indoor plants. In this context, in the research was conducted a comparative study on user preferences for the living wall designed two different forms in the commercial interior. The result of the research showed that participants prefer Store 2 containing the living wall designed with multiple plants than Store 1 containing the living wall designed with a single species of plant.


Indoor air pollution, indoor air pollutants, greenery, commercial interiors


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Nazli Nazende Yildirim. (2016) Create Awareness on Users about the Use of Greenery to Remove Air Pollution in Commercial Interiors. International Journal of Environmental Science, 1, 334-343


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