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Award-Winning Design At Kent Hospital

Award-Winning Design at Kent Hospital

2014 featured Wellnesscapes winning Healthcare Magazine Landscape Architecture Design Award for Kent Hospital’s Infusion Center Serenity Garden.

Kent’s Therapeutic rain gardens and water sensitive green infrastructure landscapes were also highlighted in a new book about Therapeutic Landscapes:

Therapeutic Landscapes:  An Evidence-Based Approach to Healing Gardens and Restorative Outdoor Spaces, by Naomi Sachs and Clare Cooper-Marcus, 2014.

Kent's Serenity Garden and other healing gardens offer peaceful respite from the busy hospital. Low maintenance plantings have require little care since becoming established.

Guided tour of Kent's Serenity Garden and other sustainable landscape areas.

Kent's Serenity Garden provides a peaceful, intimate, healthful setting for patient-staff interaction.

Kent's Breast Health Center Rain Garden is enjoyed by patients and staff alike.

Tom's master planning for Kent's campus includes space for productive Staff Garden, which has been expanded a number of times due to popular demand for garden plots.

Kent's Serenity Garden provides a lush and intimately scaled peaceful oasis for patients and their families.

Kent Hospital's Breast Health Center healing rain garden provides an ever-changing mosaic of native flowers, grasses, shrubs and trees. The garden infiltrates roof runoff to comply with environmental standards.

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