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Within industrial premises the plants as element of landscape not only creates conducive environments for workers but also helps in the design of soundscape and so also gaseous pollutants through the texture, density of leaves, stomata on their surface and microbes around their roots. In industrial premises incorporation of acoustic treatment is often not considered, as the productivity is the main concern over the health and well being of the workers. This frequently results in the indoor as well as spaces in immediate proximity of such industrial premises to be too noisy and usually annoying. The importance and effectiveness of the soundscape within industrial premises can be best understood by the fact that the productivity of human beings engaged in such noisy and annoying acoustical ambiance is adversely affected due to ill effects on their health as well as of mental wellness and disturbance caused by high decibel noise constantly being propagated within industrial premises. This paper attempts to review cases of industrial premises in context to effect of excessive sound and the occupant’s subjective responses over the soundscape. This research paper based on the field experiments attempts to establish the design of sound levels by employing varying plant types and their density to mitigate high level soundscape within an industrial premises. Microclimate in industrial premises can be regulated to desirable extent by well thought and appropriately placed vegetation and thereby produce conducive work environment leading to comfortable, calmer work spaces for industrial workers which in turn improves work productivity. Based on the on-site case studies and experimentations and resulting data and its analysis has conclusively inferred that the landscape interventions by employing vegetation of varying density arranged vertically to form a thick green cascade of foliage reduces the noise within industrial premises to considerable level.
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