Several features of the garden are worth review.
This book thoroughly reviews the relationship between the form of the built environment and human physical and psychological well-being.
Healthcare environments—long-term-care homes, therapist offices, children's waiting rooms, labor and delivery rooms, neo-natal units, and new hospitals—continue to be carefully researched.
Patients and doctors often must have frank conversations about personal issues. What is the best design for the rooms in which these conversations take place?
The majority of “healing gardens” and other outdoor spaces in healthcare facilities do little or nothing to address environmental concerns, but with care, sustainable and therapeutic landscapes can complement each other.
A team led by Lichtenfeld has linked seeing the color green and creative performance.
Recent work by Uchiyama and his colleagues confirms the influence of sensory experiences on physical health and the importance of providing patients with opportunities to listen to music.
Devlin and Nasar continue their important and innovative research on the design of therapists’ offices.
Researchers have found additional links between metaphorical expressions and how we live in our physical world.
Hand washing and art—there are few elements of healthcare environments that are more often researched, but new solutions are still being revealed.