The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

While our politicians debate the best ways to provide health care to our citizens, our institutions continue to struggle to provide the services that we all someday need. A health care facility’s outdoor environment has been shown to have a dramatic positive effect on physical and mental healing of patients as well as functioning as a needed respite for staff and families. The vital role of landscape architects in helping to provide healing, nurturing and sustainable environments is crystal clear and undeniable.