Facility Design

Potential New AGE facility designs will be provided here in the future. Links and articles involving similar types of therapeutic landscapes are provided below.

Links to therapeutic landscapes and gardens:

Chicago botanic gardens Hort. Therapy

Meristem Restorative Gardens for health care environments

Therapeutic landscape Database

Martha Tyson

Clare Cooper Marcus Book Review

Books and Articles on therapeutic landscapes and gardens:


Simson, Sharon P. and Martha C. Straus. "Horticulture as Therapy: Principles and Practice" The Food Products Press. Binghamton, NY 1998.

Marcus, Clare Cooper. "Healing Gardens: Theraputic Benefits and Design Recommendations" John Wiley and Sons, Inc. New York, NY 1999.


Hammatt, Heather. "A World Outside" Landscape Architecture. Volume 92, Number 5, p74-81.

Martin, Frank Edgerton. "Doctor's Diagnosis" Landscape Architecture. Volume 92, Number 12, p82-84.

Marcus, Clare Cooper. "Healing Havens" Landscape Architecture. Volume 93, Number 8, p85-91, 107-109.

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College of Applied Life Studies
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign