Mason Bros Laneway

Project Overview

In September 2023, GreenAir embarked on a short-term activation project aimed at transforming a bustling laneway into a serene, green oasis. This initiative was driven by our commitment to create spaces that foster well-being and provide people with a place to reset and reconnect.

Event Date.
September 1, 2023
Energy Light
Mason Bros Laneway
Direct Client


Our primary goal was to integrate biophilic design principles into an urban setting, enhancing the overall atmosphere and well-being of those who interacted with the space. We aimed to demonstrate the significant impact that incorporating nature into design can have on urban environments.

Implementation: The project involved installing a variety of plants and greenery, creating a visually appealing and calming environment. Additionally, we partnered with Energy Light to provide innovative lighting solutions that elevated the space. The lighting played a crucial role in highlighting the greenery, transforming the laneway into a vibrant, inviting area. This combination of lighting and plants demonstrated how dark, unused spaces can be turned into thriving, lively environments.

Feedback and Outcomes: The response from the public was overwhelmingly positive. People appreciated the opportunity to engage with nature in an otherwise concrete-dominated area. Key feedback highlights included:

·     Enhanced Mood: Many participants reported feeling more relaxed and uplifted after spending time in the green space.

·     Sense of Belonging: The natural environment provided a welcoming atmosphere, making people feel more connected to their surroundings.

·     Improved Well-Being: The biophilic design elements, combined with the strategic lighting, contributed to a noticeable improvement in overall well-being and stress reduction.

·     Elevated Space: The lighting not only highlighted the greenery but also enhanced the overall ambiance, making the space feel more open and inviting.

Conclusion: This project underscores the importance of integrating nature into urban and work environments. It serves as a powerful reminder that biophilic design is not just an aesthetic choice, but a vital component for enhancing the quality of life in our cities. The collaboration with Energy Light also highlighted the significant role that lighting plays in these transformations. Together, lighting and plants are a winning formula to uplift human potential.