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postgraduate thesis: Therapeutic landscape in high-density urban environment

TitleTherapeutic landscape in high-density urban environment
Authors
Issue Date2011
PublisherThe University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong)
Citation
Zhang, J. [张静璇]. (2011). Therapeutic landscape in high-density urban environment. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.5353/th_b4754479
AbstractHong Kong’s compacted urban form brings about potential problems including mental illness. Meanwhile stressful life mainly originates from working pressure brought a lot of physical and mental problems for the people themselves and generating serious family and social problems. As more and more people start to aware mental health issue, the current mental health services system is no longer sustainable due to increasing number of patients. This thesis aims to excavate the potential for landscape to become element in healthcare delivery in the context of community as following: refine the definition of therapeutic landscape, define the scope of work, and identify components essential for therapeutic environment. Last but not least, dig out possible interpretation/physical form through set an example of a particular design introduce for a typical site. Therapeutic landscape which introduce to community recreation system will become a new approach to backup mental health service system as well provide people more convenient and broad healthcare service to cultivate healthy personality. Thus promote community organic development to become a thoughtful and institutional environment.
DegreeMaster of Landscape Architecture
SubjectLandscape architecture - Therapeutic use - China - Hong Kong.
Dept/ProgramArchitecture
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/174424
HKU Library Item IDb4754479

 

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dc.contributor.authorZhang, Jingxuan-
dc.contributor.author张静璇-
dc.date.issued2011-
dc.identifier.citationZhang, J. [张静璇]. (2011). Therapeutic landscape in high-density urban environment. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.5353/th_b4754479-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/174424-
dc.description.abstractHong Kong’s compacted urban form brings about potential problems including mental illness. Meanwhile stressful life mainly originates from working pressure brought a lot of physical and mental problems for the people themselves and generating serious family and social problems. As more and more people start to aware mental health issue, the current mental health services system is no longer sustainable due to increasing number of patients. This thesis aims to excavate the potential for landscape to become element in healthcare delivery in the context of community as following: refine the definition of therapeutic landscape, define the scope of work, and identify components essential for therapeutic environment. Last but not least, dig out possible interpretation/physical form through set an example of a particular design introduce for a typical site. Therapeutic landscape which introduce to community recreation system will become a new approach to backup mental health service system as well provide people more convenient and broad healthcare service to cultivate healthy personality. Thus promote community organic development to become a thoughtful and institutional environment.-
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.rightsThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.-
dc.source.urihttp://hub.hku.hk/bib/B4754479X-
dc.subject.lcshLandscape architecture - Therapeutic use - China - Hong Kong.-
dc.titleTherapeutic landscape in high-density urban environment-
dc.typePG_Thesis-
dc.identifier.hkulb4754479-
dc.description.thesisnameMaster of Landscape Architecture-
dc.description.thesislevelMaster-
dc.description.thesisdisciplineArchitecture-
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_version-
dc.identifier.doi10.5353/th_b4754479-
dc.date.hkucongregation2011-

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