Healing Gardens Make Hospital Stays a Walk in the Park
Healing gardens make hospitals more humane and contribute to healing and sustainable design-as well as the facility's bottom line.
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “hospital”? A lush, sun-dappled garden buzzing with hummingbirds, or a cold, institutional interior? For those of us who thought of the latter, the therapeutic landscaping movement is aiming for a change—and it’s finding more and more synergies with medical science, sustainable design, and the budgetary realities of the healthcare industry.
Published April 30, 2012
Melton, P. (2012, April 30). Healing Gardens Make Hospital Stays a Walk in the Park. Retrieved from https://www.buildinggreen.com/news-analysis/healing-gardens-make-hospital-stays-walk-park