ISBN-10:
0415843510
ISBN-13:
9780415843515
Pub. Date:
09/26/2014
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being: Using Healing, Sensory and Therapeutic Gardens / Edition 1

Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being: Using Healing, Sensory and Therapeutic Gardens / Edition 1

by Gayle Souter-Brown

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ISBN-13: 9780415843515
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/26/2014
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Gayle Souter-Brown is Founder and Director of Greenstone Design UK Ltd, salutogenic landscape and urban design consultants. Her research interests in design for health and well-being follow years working with disabled adults and children. With 25 years of international experience she lectures, writes and designs from UK and New Zealand.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: The Origins And Evolution Of Healing Gardens 1. The History: What Were Gardens For? 2. Why Do We Need Gardens For Health And Well-Being Today?’ 3. Urban Space Degradation 4. Sustainable Communities Are Healthy Communities Part 2: Who Will Benefit From Healing Gardens? 5. Healing Gardens For Children 6. Healing Gardens For Adults 7. Healing Gardens And Cityscapes For Disabled Children And Adults 8. Healing Gardens For Stressed Executives 9. Cost Benefits Of Greening The Urban Environment Through Healing Gardens Part 3: Designing Healing Gardens Using An Inclusive, Salutogenic Approach 10. The Salutogenic Design Process 11. Salutogenic Design Guidelines - Simple Is Best 12. Inclusive Design - Key Design Elements Part 4: Additional Resources 13. Funding Sources For Public Sensory, Therapeutic And Healing Gardens 14. How And Where To Develop Community Green Space

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