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- Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 140.00
As a new generation of educational environments are designed and built, this design manual helps architects to grasp the underlying educational theories and how they can be realized in built form, so that the building fulfills its role as a 3-dimensional curriculum plan. It presents over 80 international case studies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
The great universities of the world are to a large extent defined in the public imagination by their physical form: when people think of a university, they usually think of a distinctive place, rather than about say the teaching or the research that might go on there. This is understandable, both because universities usually stay rooted to the same... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
The time is ripe for interdisciplinary, collaborative approaches to school design. Whatever the current funding limitations, we still need to think about how we design, organise and use space in schools for learning and teaching. This edited book ensures that we don?t start from ground zero in terms of good design. Including chapters from researchers... more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 75.00
Here's the essential information you need to initiate designs for preschools and kindergartens as well as elementary, middle, and high schools. Filled with project photographs, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details. Combines in-depth coverage of the structural, mechanical, acoustic, traffic, and safety issues that are unique to school buildings... more...
- Reaktion Books 2008; US$ 27.00
School provides a thoughtful engagement with this thoroughly modern building type; its structure, operations and architecture. The book will provide stimulating reading for anyone interested in this extraordinary synthesis of form and function. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 37.00
Enormous investments are being made in computers and Internet connectivity for schools. The aim is to provide high-quality learning and teaching and equip young people for the knowledge society. But how are the benefits of this educational investment to be realised? It calls for much more than installing the hardware, and is not simply a matter of... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 60.00
This book is a compilation devoted to high quality school and university buildings from 21 countries. Full-colour photographs and plans illustrate the 55 educational facilities selected by an international jury in recognition of their forward-looking response to the changing environment of teaching and learning. Readers will also find an overview of... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 85.00
An in-depth, evidence-based design approach to the design of elementary and secondary schools The contemporary school must be a vibrant, living extension of its community. Evidence-Based Design of Elementary and Secondary Schools instructs design professionals on how to successfully achieve this goal. With assistance from research-intensive principles... more...
- LSU Press 2013; US$ 19.95
We accomplish extraordinary things when we do ordinary things together. This heartfelt and hopeful conviction led LSU professor Marybeth Lima to begin the LSU Community Playground Project in an attempt to involve her students in the larger Baton Rouge community. Fifteen years and over seven hundred students later, Building Playgrounds, Engaging Communities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
The college years can be some of the most vibrant and transformative in an individual?s life, but they are also fraught with uncertainty. The resident advisor or assistant (RA) not only confronts these decisions for him or herself but must also help his or her residents navigate the world of important decisions which the undergraduate experience presents.... more...