How Outdoor Spaces Enrich High-Rise Living
Building developers are now focusing not only on maximizing the number of available apartments and condos but also focusing on how to build a greener and sociable community.
The need for a public space to establish social interactions on high rise complexes is becoming more essential. High-rise homes are now focusing on developments in having more environment spaces that will include gardens, path walks, cycling paths, and playground for children.
According to the Australian Sustainable Built, Environment Council vibrancy and walkability of the environment are important to achieve social engagement along with the feeling of comfort and security. Well-planned outdoor spaces that gather people like mini parks, pools, and playgrounds are an effective way to encourage residents to have social interactions like a simple nod, smile, and hellos and eventually enhance the bonds and friendships.
Having an interesting object like artworks in a public area can bring forth two strangers. Seating space (chairs), scenic space (plants and artworks), and activity space (playground and plaza’s) are few examples of visual elements. In addition to that, the more elements the design has, the higher the percentage of accommodation and opportunities for people to interact. Therefore, the design to create such crafted landscape and space are essential for building a well favorable and sociable community.
In high rise living, rooftops are gaining a plethora of green spaces where residents can stay and relax and feel the peace and calm surrounding. Singaporeans urban city is giving attention to the tower development a more community-centric and environment-friendly space and structure.
Benefits of outdoor spaces:
Great View and Experience
Not only will the outdoor spaces or green space a great view but the experience that residents feel. A sense of being one and in commune with nature, and feeling of peace and calmness breathing in fresh air.
Having the outdoor space keep families and friends connected; improve health and wellness of the residents;
Helping Depression Symptoms
According to exdesigngroup.com, a natural way to boost and improve your mood is to turn to nature. Spending time outdoors can clear your mind and help reduce symptoms of depression. Feeling nature with your senses will help you relax.
Studies show that looking into green things and spending outdoors helps improve your vision.
Boosting the Immune System
Fresh air can help and prevent asthma. Moreover, natural surrounding helps boost your immune system. It also encourages children to play outdoors and build balance and develop motor skills.
Adds Aesthetic Value
Maintaining and enhancing the property with outdoor spaces not only adds value but it can be useful too. This is an outlet for those people who want to escape the city pressure but within the area and get fresh air.
Reintroduce nature to high rise towers through outdoor spaces like rooftops and open spaces give sustainable benefits. Physical structure is not only appealing but the mental and health benefits of the residents are well taken cared of. It makes people more community-centred when building this environment-friendly spaces.