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Nacadia Therapy Forest Garden

It was designed by Ulrika K Stigsdotter and University of Copenhagen. It is dated 2011-ongoing. Its medium is ipad video, wall video, site plan, photograph. It is a part of the department.

Nacadia is an active research- and therapy-based garden that promotes mental health rehabilitation for patients, specifically individuals living with post-traumatic stress disorder. Designed by landscape architect Ulrika Stigsdotter, with input from researchers in medicine, psychology, and architecture, the 2-acre garden is open year-round and contains 5 distinct outdoor rooms with fluctuating content that relates to a patient’s needs and abilities. Scroll around the 360-degree experience on this tablet.

It is credited Courtesy of the University of Copenhagen.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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