Recorded Presentations

Urban Green Space and Mental Well-being: Evidence-Based Design

Nov 6, 2015 12:00am ‐ Nov 6, 2015 12:00am


Credits: None available.

Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Description

Urban green space design is challenged by limited knowledge of which attributes and spatial configurations are most likely to support mental well-being. This session explains new environmental psychology research that connects specific physical characteristics (best designs) to aspects of wellness. Wellness parks built by TKF Foundation serve as case studies.

  • Appreciate what environmental psychology research brings to the design of urban space for wellbeing.
  • Understand the meaning of evidence-based design and how to employ it for best effect.
  • Discover which physical attributes (content & spatial configuration) of a green space design are preferred.
  • Explore examples of wellness parks built by TKF that exemplify design attributes related to wellbeing.

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Credits

  • 1.50 - PDH

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