Healing Gardens: The Role of Fabric for Shade & Seating
This course provides an overview of the benefits of incorporating performance fabrics into outdoor healing spaces in healthcare settings, with discussions on the importance of seating and shade in healing gardens and fabric selection considerations.
Healthcare & Therapeutic Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Recall the inception of healing gardens and the studies that led to their creation.
List benefits of a healing garden to patients, families, healthcare workers, and the environment.
Describe the goals of a successful healing garden and some of the garden elements that support these goals.
Summarize the considerations for designing shade and seating for a healing garden, and
identify the fabric selection considerations for both shade and seating elements.
Gina B. Wicker
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