Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has opened a surreal indoor/outdoor park right in the terminal. Real plants mix with man-made trees and logs. Bean bags and lounge chairs fill a carpet lawn. Piped-in birds sing and projected butterflies flutter about. Last winter I stumbled upon it during a layover. This tranquil, magical oasis was the perfect spot for a nap.

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has opened a surreal indoor/outdoor park right in the terminal. Real plants mix with man-made trees and logs. Bean bags and lounge chairs fill a carpet lawn. Piped-in birds sing and projected butterflies flutter about. Last winter I stumbled upon it during a layover. This tranquil, magical oasis was the perfect spot for a nap.

Airport Lounge Simulates An Urban Park To Soothe Harried Flyers | Co.Design | business + design

Airport Lounge Simulates An Urban Park To Soothe Harried Flyers | Co.Design | business + design

Would this work for cat room?  The Openhouse Gallery indoor park in SoHo features artificial grass, real rocks and dried leaves.

Would this work for cat room? The Openhouse Gallery indoor park in SoHo features artificial grass, real rocks and dried leaves.

Lufthansa recently opened an expanded Premium Class Lounge at John F. Kennedy International Airport New York

Lufthansa recently opened an expanded Premium Class Lounge at John F. Kennedy International Airport New York

Schiphol Airport Lounge 3 / Bread! - I've seen this in person, and it is quite impressive. Their hot chocolate milk is made from the best milk ever. So delicious.

Schiphol Airport Lounge 3 / Bread! - I've seen this in person, and it is quite impressive. Their hot chocolate milk is made from the best milk ever. So delicious.

The Turkish Airlines CIP Lounge has recently been opened at the Ataturk Airport International Departures in Istanbul – a feast for the eyes. Featuring intricate shells built inside the airport hall, the modern airport lounge was designed by Autoban.

The Turkish Airlines CIP Lounge has recently been opened at the Ataturk Airport International Departures in Istanbul – a feast for the eyes. Featuring intricate shells built inside the airport hall, the modern airport lounge was designed by Autoban.

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