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Healing Gardens: Creating Places for Restoration, Meditation, and Sanctuary

Healing Gardens: Creating Places for Restoration, Meditation, and Sanctuary

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Healing Gardens: Creating Places for Restoration, Meditation, and Sanctuary
What are the defining characteristics that make a healing garden?
Keywords: healing gardens, restoration gardens, sanctuary gardensA thesisPrepared byAnnalisa Gartman VapaaCommittee Chair: Dr. Margaret BryantCommittee Member: Brian KatenCommittee Member: Bill MillsDefense Date: April 29, 2002Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesMaster’s of Landscape Architecture
 
 AbstractThe “healing garden” is an evolving concept that is gaining popularity today.What is a healing garden? Why is one garden called a healing garden and not another?How is a healing garden defined? In what way are gardens healing? This thesis describesthe ways in which healing gardens are beneficial in healthcare and residential settings. Aset of guidelines for the design of healing gardens is created as a result of researchfindings as well as three design projects that are illustrated in the document.
 
 
Table of Contents
Chapter
 
Pages
Chapter 1
1-16
 
Introduction
Chapter 2
17-34
 
Review of Major Research Findings/Literature Review
Chapter 3
35-37
 
Design Exploration of Three Types of Healing Gardens: Restoration,Meditation, Sanctuary
Chapter 4
38-60
 
Design Studies
Chapter 5
61-76
 
Conclusions
Appendix A
77
 
Pilot Study 1 Questionnaire
Appendix B
78-79
 
Pilot Study 2 Survey
Bibliography
 
80-83
Vita
84-85

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