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Therapeutic landscapes : an evidence-based approach to designing healing gardens and restorative outdoor spaces / Clare Cooper Marcus, Naomi A. Sachs.

by Marcus, Clare Cooper; Sachs, Naomi.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2014Description: x, 326 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781118231913 (cloth); 1118231910 (cloth).Subject(s): Medical geography | Landscapes -- Therapeutic use | Landscape architecture -- Therapeutic use | Evidence-based design | Health Facility Environment | Environment Design | Horticultural TherapyDDC classification: 614.4/2
Contents:
History of hospital outdoor space -- Theory, research, and design implications -- Types and locations of therapeutic landscapes and healthcare -- The participatory design process -- General design guidelines for healthcare facilities -- Children's hospital gardens -- Gardens for cancer patients -- Gardens for the frail elderly -- Gardens for people with Alzheimer's and other dementias -- Hospice gardens -- Gardens for mental and behavioral health facilities -- Gardens for veterans and active service personnel -- Rehabilitation gardens -- Restorative gardens in public spaces -- Horticultural therapy and healthcare garden design -- Planting and maintaining therapeutic gardens -- Therapeutic landscapes and sustainability -- The business case and funding for therapeutic gardens -- Evaluation of therapeutic gardens.
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due
Lending Books Tall Shelves RM735.7.G37 M27 2014 (Browse shelf) Available
Non-lending Books Tall Shelves RM735.7.G37 M27 2014 (Browse shelf) Not for loan

Includes bibliographical references and index.

History of hospital outdoor space -- Theory, research, and design implications -- Types and locations of therapeutic landscapes and healthcare -- The participatory design process -- General design guidelines for healthcare facilities -- Children's hospital gardens -- Gardens for cancer patients -- Gardens for the frail elderly -- Gardens for people with Alzheimer's and other dementias -- Hospice gardens -- Gardens for mental and behavioral health facilities -- Gardens for veterans and active service personnel -- Rehabilitation gardens -- Restorative gardens in public spaces -- Horticultural therapy and healthcare garden design -- Planting and maintaining therapeutic gardens -- Therapeutic landscapes and sustainability -- The business case and funding for therapeutic gardens -- Evaluation of therapeutic gardens.

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