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School ground greening: Developing a model for comprehensive design with multiple benefits

NZ Research Abstract

posted by Research Admin on 25 October 2018


Qian Wang

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Masters thesis, Unitec Institute of Technology

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This study is concerned with school ground greening (SGG), a term used for the improvement of school grounds with landscape design interventions. There has been a resurgence of SGG projects in recent years due to concerns including child obesity, a lack of physical activity and a lack of understanding of where food comes from. The author conducted research with students from a west Auckland School who worked with the author to develop a greening plan for part of their school grounds.

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