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postgraduate thesis: The spirit of nature: integrate people to healing landscape

TitleThe spirit of nature: integrate people to healing landscape
Authors
Issue Date2010
PublisherThe University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong)
Citation
Lau, K. [劉家寶]. (2010). The spirit of nature : integrate people to healing landscape. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.5353/th_b4731250
AbstractHong Kong is facing an aging population problem in the coming years. This situation is especially appearing in the New Town such as Tseung Kwan O and Sha Tin. Therefore, healthcare facilities or healing landscape is an important design issue in the future. In the thesis, Haven of Hope Hospital is chosen to demonstrate the healing landscape design. It is a good site to provide an example of healing landscape for reference in the future. Haven of Hope Hospital is one of the hospitals in the Tseung Kwan O. It provides several different services in the local community such as Geriatrics and Rehabilitation, Pulmonary Care, Palliative Care and infirmary. These types of the service are very close to the quality of the environment. Therefore, healing landscape plays an important role in this type of hospital. At the same time, Tseung Kwan O is a new town, the main development is planning to provide more residential units now. That’s why, healthcare facilities are one of the important things for development in the future to fulfill the large amount of people. In the study, it shows that healing landscape is a medium for people to integrate the natural environment. It is a process to provide different level of healing effect to people such as stress reduction, relieving the pain and self mediation. In the thesis, relationship among the original hospital landscape, the patient character, and the types of building are found to figure out what healing landscape have to be designed. Some design concepts and theories provide suggestions and guidelines on designing the garden and choosing the plants. Some therapeutic programs can be considered to organize in the healing landscape so as to bring out the healing effect. Truthfully, the main purpose is to create a nice environment to upgrade the quality of life and overall well-being of people.
DegreeMaster of Landscape Architecture
SubjectHealth facilities - Landscape architecture - China - Hong Kong.
Gardens - China - Hong Kong - Planning.
Dept/ProgramArchitecture

 

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dc.contributor.authorLau, Ka-po-
dc.contributor.author劉家寶-
dc.date.issued2010-
dc.identifier.citationLau, K. [劉家寶]. (2010). The spirit of nature : integrate people to healing landscape. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.5353/th_b4731250-
dc.description.abstractHong Kong is facing an aging population problem in the coming years. This situation is especially appearing in the New Town such as Tseung Kwan O and Sha Tin. Therefore, healthcare facilities or healing landscape is an important design issue in the future. In the thesis, Haven of Hope Hospital is chosen to demonstrate the healing landscape design. It is a good site to provide an example of healing landscape for reference in the future. Haven of Hope Hospital is one of the hospitals in the Tseung Kwan O. It provides several different services in the local community such as Geriatrics and Rehabilitation, Pulmonary Care, Palliative Care and infirmary. These types of the service are very close to the quality of the environment. Therefore, healing landscape plays an important role in this type of hospital. At the same time, Tseung Kwan O is a new town, the main development is planning to provide more residential units now. That’s why, healthcare facilities are one of the important things for development in the future to fulfill the large amount of people. In the study, it shows that healing landscape is a medium for people to integrate the natural environment. It is a process to provide different level of healing effect to people such as stress reduction, relieving the pain and self mediation. In the thesis, relationship among the original hospital landscape, the patient character, and the types of building are found to figure out what healing landscape have to be designed. Some design concepts and theories provide suggestions and guidelines on designing the garden and choosing the plants. Some therapeutic programs can be considered to organize in the healing landscape so as to bring out the healing effect. Truthfully, the main purpose is to create a nice environment to upgrade the quality of life and overall well-being of people.-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherThe University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong)-
dc.relation.ispartofHKU Theses Online (HKUTO)-
dc.rightsThe author retains all proprietary rights, (such as patent rights) and the right to use in future works.-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.source.urihttp://hub.hku.hk/bib/B47312506-
dc.subject.lcshHealth facilities - Landscape architecture - China - Hong Kong.-
dc.subject.lcshGardens - China - Hong Kong - Planning.-
dc.titleThe spirit of nature: integrate people to healing landscape-
dc.typePG_Thesis-
dc.identifier.hkulb4731250-
dc.description.thesisnameMaster of Landscape Architecture-
dc.description.thesislevelMaster-
dc.description.thesisdisciplineArchitecture-
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_version-
dc.identifier.doi10.5353/th_b4731250-
dc.date.hkucongregation2010-

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