Improving Wellbeing through Urban Nature

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Jenny Roe

Center For Design And Health, University of Virginia

Jenny Roe is the first Mary Irene DeShong Professor of Design and Health  and the Director of the Center of Design and Health  at the University of Virginia.  Jenny is an Environmental Psychologist whom explores the interactions between people and their environment, from micro settings (i.e. a room or individual building scale or even submarines in the case of one recent project) through to neighbourhoods and macro settings that include cities, whole cultures and geographies.  She is a specialist researcher in restorative environments and places that actively improve our health, high quality urban parks, for instance, natural water settings, and well designed buildings with good daylight.

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