Now here is an idea for the wall you face from the entryway! Do a skylight in the hallway and then a living wall to accommodate many of your plants! There are systems to automate irrigation and allow for easy removal / swap-out of plants as it grows!
Moss wall for living room. Would like to potentially do a giant "H" on the wall moss walls inside your home or office are easy to install and care for. A living wall with interior flair and design from Style My Home in Tunbridge Wells, Kent