Kent Hospital Campus
Client | Kent Hospital, Care New England
Winner of 4 Design and Sustainability Awards!
- Healthcare Design Magazine, Landscape Architecture for Healing Environments Award (2014)
- Healthy Hospital Environments in Rhode Island (H2ERI), Sustainable Operations Award (2013 & 2014)
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Environmental Merit Award (2012)
As Kent Hospital’s landscape architect and project manager for over a decade, Tom has guided the medical facility’s long-term transition from a conventional to more sustainable landscape model with an enhanced sense of place. Tom’s work encompasses campus-wide master planning initiatives and associated site-specific design efforts, construction oversight, and maintenance planning. This project has been recognized as a regional model for integrating wellness with environmental health.
Specific design work includes driveways, walkways, and plazas; a healing garden, a rain garden, and bioretention swales; signage and main frontage upgrades; disaster management planning, and conceptual planning for major expansion projects.
Also featured in a NEW BOOK about Therapeutic Landscapes:
Therapeutic Landscapes: An Evidence-Based Approach to Designing Healing Gardens and Restorative Outdoor Spaces
See this project highlighted on the Kent Hospital website:
Kent Hospital Breast Health Center Rain & Healing Garden