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Author Souter-Brown, Gayle, author.

Title Landscape and urban design for health and well-being : using healing, sensory and therapeutic gardens / Gayle Souter-Brown
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2015


Description 1 online resource (xix, 318 pages .)
Contents The origins and evolution of healing gardens -- The history : what were gardens for? -- Why do we need gardens for health and well-being today? -- Urban space degradation -- Sustainable communities are healthy communities -- Who will benefit from healing gardens? -- Healing gardens for children -- Healing gardens for adults -- Healing gardens and cityscapes for disabled children and adults -- Healing gardens for stressed executives -- Cost benefits of greening the urban environment through healing gardens -- Designing healing gardens using an inclusive, salutogenic approach -- The salutogenic design process -- Salutogenic design guidelines : simple is best -- Inclusive design : key design elements -- Additional resources -- Funding sources for public sensory, therapeutic and healing gardens -- How and where to develop community green space
Summary In this book Gayle Souter-Brown explores the social, economic and environmental benefits of developing greenspace for health and well-being. She examines the evidence behind the positive effects of designed landscapes, and explains effective methods and approaches which can be put into practice by those seeking to reduce costs and add value through outdoor spaces. Using principles from sensory, therapeutic and healing gardens, Souter-Brown focuses on landscape's ability to affect health, education and economic outcomes. Already valued within healthcare environments, these design gui
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gardens -- Philosophy
Gardening -- Therapeutic use.
Landscapes -- Psychological aspects
Nature -- Psychological aspects
Landscape design.
Health Facility Environment
Architecture as Topic
Horticultural Therapy
Environment Design
Hospital Design and Construction
horticultural therapy.
architecture (discipline)
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Gardening -- Therapeutic use
Gardens -- Philosophy
Landscape design
Landscapes -- Psychological aspects
Nature -- Psychological aspects
Grönområden -- hälsoaspekter.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2014000647
ISBN 9781317649816