Analysis of Spatial Composition in the Therapeutic Landscape
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Therapeutic space
User needs
Patient needs



Submitted : 2022-04-30
Accepted : 2022-05-15
Published : 2022-05-30


After the epidemic of Covid-19, people’s demand for healthcare is increasing, and the demand for landscape municipal facilities as healthy cities and green gardens have also sprung up. Therapeutic landscape space is needed for people who is looking for a place to be physically and mentally comfortable, not only limited for patients, but also for city workers who are under pressure. In this paper, we analyzed on how to create or design a healing health landscape, starting from the design space of therapeutic landscape to its design methods.


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