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NJASLA Conference in Atlantic City on Jan. 26th
Jack will be co-presenting at the NJASLA Conference in Atlantic City on Jan. 26th. Jack, Missy Benson and Carol Krawczyk will be speaking about “The Benefits of Nature – Are we becoming an indoor culture.”The session will address what the future of outdoor recreation will be like in a world that is increasingly becoming sedentary, revolving around technological devices such as “smart” phones, computers, X-boxes, etc. The presentation will highlight current research findings that discuss why outdoor recreation is critically important for people today. The three presenters will show how landscape architects are becoming increasingly involved in the research, design and evaluation of environments that support outdoor activities and demonstrate, through built examples, how natural settings and designed landscapes enhance peoples’ health and well-being.
Gold Winner – Therapy Garden at Merwick Care & Rehabilitation Center
Vendome Group, in conjunction with The Center for Health Design (CHD) and The Society for the Advancement of Gerontological Environments (SAGE), announces the winners of its new awards program—The Landscape Architecture Awards for Healthcare Environments.
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