SENSORY GARDEN IN URBAN ENVIRONMENT

  • Laska, T.
  • Petrova, Y.
Abstract:
The paper gives definition to sensory garden, describes its main characteristics, properties and functions. The author studies experience of growing and building sensory gardens in Russia and abroad. Content of the paper includes a study of therapeutic benefit possessed from emotional and perceptional interaction with sensory gardens and accessibility of such gardens for people with special needs. Built environment of Saint-Petersburg (Russia) is analyzed in the paper as a basis for development of standard modules and standard design solutions for sensory gardens. In particular, the author has selected an area in the city which is accessible for sight-impaired people visiting specialized institutions nearby (i.e. Culture and Sport Rehabilitation ?enter for sight-impaired people established by Saint-Petersburg regional division of All-Russia Society of the Blind and Saint-Petersburg State Library for the blind and visually challenged people).
SGEM Research areas:
Year:
2016
Type of Publication:
In Proceedings
Keywords:
sensory; garden; urban; environment; accessibility
Volume:
16
SGEM Book title:
3rd International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts SGEM2016
Book number:
4.3
SGEM Series:
International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts-SGEM
Pages:
197-206
Publisher address:
51 Al. Malinov blvd, Sofia, 1712, Bulgaria
SGEM supporters:
SWS Scholarly Society; Acad Sci Czech Republ; Latvian Acad Sci; Polish Acad Sci; Russian Acad Sci; Serbian Acad Sci & Arts; Natl Acad Sci Ukraine; Natl Acad Sci Armenia; Sci Council Japan; European Acad Sci, Arts & Letters; Acad Fine Arts Zagreb Croatia; C
Period:
24-30 August, 2016
ISBN:
978-619-7105-78-0
ISSN:
2367-5659
Conference:
3rd International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts SGEM2016, 24-30 August, 2016
DOI:
10.5593/SGEMSOCIAL2016/B43/S15.024
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