Hospitals can be stressful environments for patients, visitors and staff. Outdoor space provides tranquility and calm and gives opportunities for escape from stress. Be it a green view from a window or the possibility of going outdoors, landscapes give recovering patients something to aim for.
By using plants which are attractive to butterflies and birds we bring wildlife into the hospital grounds.People will enjoy watching the birds and Insects, and In doing so will become more Involved with the environment. Landscape isn’t just for viewing. We want to encourage as many people as possible to enjoy the landscape and interact with it, bringing it to life. An ‘inclusive’ landscape has value for all users, from the most dependant to the most able. A hospital has patients of all users,