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Barrett, Marilyn. Creating Eden: The Garden as a Healing Space. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 1992.
Also check out their website: www.webdzine.com/eden/eden.html


Bowns, Caru & Brian Collett. A Landscape Vocabulary of Healing Environments. University of California, Davis: Dept. of Environmental Design., 1996.


Boyer, M. Christine. The City of Collective Memory. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1994.


Carpman, Janet, Myron Grant, & Deborah Simmons. Design That Cares: Planning Health Facilities for Patients and Visitors. Chicago: American Hospital Association, 1993.


Carr, Stephen, Mark Francis, Leanne Rivlin, & Andrew Stone. Public Space. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 1992.


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Francis, Mark; Patricia Lindsey, and Jay Rice, eds. Healing Dimensions of People-Plant Relations. University of California, Davis: Center for Design Research, 1994.


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Gerlach-Spriggs, Nancy, Richard Enoch Kaufman and Sam Bass Warner, Jr. Restorative Gardens: The Healing Landscape. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998.


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Howard, Chandler, and Danchak, Rebecca. "Turning Hartford Into a Work of Art," The Hartford Courant, 3/31/2000: A15. Article discusses Hartford's city beautification program, and cites studies from Keep America Beautiful that show how such projects contribute to community pride and discourage litter and graffiti.


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Kaplan, Rachel and Stephen, and Ryan, Robert L, With People in Mind: Design and Management of Everyday Nature. Island Press, 1998.


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Kellert, Stephen R. and Wilson, Edward O., eds. The Biophilia Hypothesis Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1993.


Kovary, Myra M., "Healing Landscapes: Design Guidelines for Mental Health Facilities," M.L.A Thesis, Cornell University, 1999.


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