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Restorative Commons: Creating Health and Well-Being Through Urban Landscapes

Restorative Commons: Creating Health and Well-Being Through Urban Landscapes

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Restorative Commons: Creating Health and Well-Being Through Urban LandscapesEdited by: Lindsay Campbell and Anne WiesenIn press, fall 2008
 
 
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TABLE OF CONTENTSi.
 
Foreword
Oliver Sacks
ii.
 
Preface and AcknowledgementsI.
 
Introduction
Lindsay Campbell and Anne Wiesen
II.
 
Theorya.
 
Landscape Designers, Doctors, and the Making of Healthy Urban Spaces in19
th
Century America
Robert Martensen
b.
 
Biophilia, Health, and Well-Being
Judy Heerwagen
c.
 
Cultivating Resilience: Urban Stewardship as a Means to Improving Healthand Well-being
Erika Svendsen
III.
 
Thought Piecesa.
 
Re-Naturing the City: A Role for Sustainable Infrastructure and Buildings
Hillary Brown
b.
 
Urban Gardens: Catalysts for Restorative Commons Infrastructure
John Seitz
IV.
 
Case Studiesa. Creating Restorative Settings: Inclusive Design Considerations
Elizabeth and Nona Evans Restorative Garden, Cleveland, OHDavid Kamp
b. The Benefits of Community-Managed Open Space: Community Gardeningin New York City
 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation GreenThumb Program, New York, NYEdie Stone
c. Environmental and Community Health: A Reciprocal Relationship
Fresh Kills Park, Staten Island, NYJeffery Sugarman
d. Revitalizing Neighborhoods through Community-Based Land Stewardship:From Front Yards to Street Corners
Urban Resources Initiative, New Haven, CT
 
 
2Colleen Murphy-Dunning
e. Creative Uncertainty
Monroe Center for the Arts, Hoboken, NJVictoria Marshall and Dil Hoda
f. Restoring Lives, Transforming Landscapes
GreenHouse Program at Rikers Island Jail,
 
 New York, NY
 
James Jiler 
g. Memoryscape
The Brian Joseph Murphy Memorial Preservation Land, Westfield, MALindsay Campbell
V. Interviewsa. Youth Empowerment through Urban Agriculture: Red Hook CommunityFarm
Added Value, Brooklyn, NYIan Marvy
b. Adapting the Botanical Garden into a Sustainable, Multicultural Resource
Queens Botanic Garden, Flushing, NYSusan Lacerte
 c. The Re-Greening of Public Housing
 New York City Housing Authority Garden and Greening Program, New York, NYRob Bennaton
d. Gardens for Peace and Reconciliation
American Friends Service Committee Gardening Program, Bosnia-HerzegovinaDavorin Brdanovic
VI. Appendices
a. Meristem 2007 Forum: “Restorative Commons for Community Health”i. Agendaii. Participants b. Contributor Biographies
 

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