A Naval Cemetery Landscape in Brooklyn—an escape from the built environment.
Human health and the environmental health are inextricably linked. Immersion in nature can provide the experience of a ‘getaway from normal life,’ relieve stress and help restore attention.
The Naval Cemetery Landscape has created a restorative landscape where visitors can engage in contemplation and reflection in an industrial neighborhood.
- This project aims to evaluate how expansion of biodiversity and quantity of natural life will impact the physical and mental well-being of high school students and community housing residents.
- This project strives to prove that nature offers a cost-effective, equitable and accessible strategy for restoring urban human health and well-being.