Overcrowding, excessive buildings and concrete, and negative environmental stimuli lead to unhealthy mental and physical stress for people living in dense urban cities. Restorative landscapes, woven into the existing grid, that are focused on quality of mind, body, and community, will incorporate nature’s benefits, support social connections, and promote daily physical activity, via a green network of parks, plazas, and gardens.¬†UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Thesis Presentation. Instructors Patrick Reynolds & Eileen Alduenda.