Architects say making the office more like the outdoors — with filtered air and good ventilation — will be a priority post-pandemic. This living wall in the Danielle N. Ripich Commons at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine, is one such approach.

BIDDEFORD, ME – JULY 25: Jeff Ruby-Pinkham prunes plants on a living wall in the Danielle N. Ripich Commons at the University of New England in Biddeford on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Ruby-Pinkham maintains the living wall designed and installed by Plantwerks, a company based in Massachusetts. The living wall is comprised of five varieties of plants and is the largest living wall in Maine designed by Plantwerks. (Staff photo by Gregory Rec/Portland Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)