The Elizabeth and Nona Evans Restorative Garden is located within the botanically diverse Cleveland Botanical Garden. With careful programming, the garden accommodates a range of needs and abilities by sensitively integrating project elements for the needs of disabled and aging populations within a dynamic public space. The garden is divided into three unique spaces, each with a distinct character, sensory experience, and level of activity: for contemplation, education and therapy, and socializing. The design emphasizes the importance of public access to relaxing and inspiring outdoor spaces while also accommodating and engaging individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities.
2006 ASLA Honor Award in General Design
2006 ASLA Ohio Chapter Merit Award in General Design
2006 ASLA New York Chapter Honor Award
2006 American Horticultural Therapy Association Therapeutic Garden Design Honor Award
2008 British Holistic Medical Association Design Commendation