Biophilic urbanism—how rooftop gardening soothes souls

May 17, 2017 • by Sara Wilkinson And Fiona Orr, The Conversation

St Canice’s rooftop garden, where a horticultural therapy program demonstrated its benefits for mental health and wellbeing.

What do an engineer, a building surveyor and a mental health nurse have in common? The answer is a retrofitted rooftop garden. This was a project developed to evaluate the impact of horticultural therapy on the health and wellbeing of people recovering from mental illness

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