Greenery and residential: The positive effects of greenery in urban environments

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Greenery in and around houses and apartments is good for the (living) environment in and around the buildings. It has a positive effect on the health and general well-being of residents and visitors. This document provides information on how homes and well-being can benefit from greenery, including references to scientific literature. It concludes with some tips on how to ensure the successful and beneficial inclusion of greenery.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Number of pages7
Place of PublicationWageningen
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • residential areas
  • housing
  • plantations
  • public green areas
  • gardens
  • domestic gardens
  • health indicators
  • green roofs
  • green walls
  • temperature
  • climate
  • heat stress
  • health

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