Kids’ gardens, improve kids’ health, kids’ physical health, green spaces.
Architecture | Business | Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences
Nowadays, cities are human’s dominant habitat. Green spaces should be considered during city planning, since researchers indicate that gardens have positive effects on human health and wellbeing. This paper aims to ameliorate the physical health of kids as a main concern, which will consequently enhance their mental health. It also investigates different green spaces, especially public gardens, located in Tripoli, Lebanon. This paper uses observation, designed questionnaire and direct interviews to analyze the current condition of one of the city’s gardens that is devoted mainly for kids.The outcome of this paper is a list of recommendations for having healthier gardens and community in the future.
BELOK, FATIMA PhD Candidate (Teaching Assistant), Faculty of Architecture –
Design & Built Environment,; MOHAREB, NABIL Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture – Design & Built
Environment; and RABEA, MOSTAFA Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture – Design & Built
"RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DESIGNING HEALTHIER KIDS’GARDENS: IN TRIPOLI, LEBANON,"
BAU Journal - Health and Wellbeing: Vol. 1
, Article 41.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.bau.edu.lb/hwbjournal/vol1/iss3/41