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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 68.95
Management of premises can seem like the most complex and onerous of all tasks facing FE / HE college principals. In fact, the resposibility offers a whole host of challenges and opportunities. This text gives practical guidance to management staff on how to avoid the pitfalls and make the most of opportunities, including: rationalising sites; developing... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99
Kritzeleien und Graffiti werden alltagstheoretisch als Vandalismus und somit als grundlegend negativ konnotierte Ausdrucksformen bezeichnet. Jedoch lassen sich vandalistische Praktiken als akteursseitige 'Gebrauchsspuren' oder ?Inbesitznahmen? lesen, die im Rahmen dieser Studie als manifester Bestandteil einer Schularchitektur rekonstruiert werden.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 44.99
This book provides a detailed discussion of all of the processes involved in planning a school building. From a discussion on how to organize the local staff to the final evaluation of the building, the separate processes are described in detail. 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...
- 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...