Cornell Installs Real Lawn In The School Library [Pics]

Cornell Installs Real Lawn In The School Library [Pics]
Design

University implements special area to help students with mental fatigue.

Yi Chen
  • 21 december 2012

Studies have found how prolonged study can lead to mental fatigue and stress. To combat this issue, Cornell University has created a lawn area inside one of its libraries. The Olin library features a patch of real grass, with comfortable sofas along the edges. Students are invited to sit on the lawn, lay down on it, and even roll around it, however, stomping on it is prohibited.

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