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- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 70.00
The book illustrates how the most up-to-date educational strategies are realized in built form. This specialized field is explained in all its relevant aspects such as role in the community, outdoor spaces, sustainability and technical requirements like lighting and acoustics. With over 70 case studies from Europe, North America and the... 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 2014; US$ 42.00
Add value to the student experience with purposeful residential programs Grounded in current research and practical experience, Student Learning in College Residence Halls: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why shows how to structure the peer environment in residence halls to advance student learning. Focusing on the application of student learning... 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...
- 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...
- 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...