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- R&L Education 2008; US$ 26.99
Across America, especially in the aftermath of 9/11, parents rely on K12 schooling to prepare their children for the shocks, the perils, and especially the bright possibilities that are part of our warp-speed future. A new generation of school staffers is forging a fresh learning partnership with youngsters for whom creative computer-based schooling... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 42.00
The appraisal of the substantial investments which are made in educational facilities remains a largely unexplored field of research. Is it possible to develop reliable and effective criteria for evaluation, given the wide range of parameters from planning and cost-effectiveness of buildings to their impact on the performance of the educational system... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 115.95
This is the standard design guide on schools architecture, providing vital information on school architecture. Mark Dudek views school building design as a particularly specialised field encompassing ever changing educational theories, the subtle spatial and psychological requirements of growing children and practical issues that are unique to these... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
Findings from these studies underscore the complexities of these relationships between the physical environment of schools and the experiences of building occupants. We are reminded that schools exist within larger social, political and fiscal circumstances, all of which influence decisions about how we will invest in the design, construction, and... 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 2012; US$ 78.95
This collection of essays is concerned with the experiences children have within the supervised worlds they inhabit, as well as with architecture and landscape architecture. International examples of innovative childcare practice are illustrated together with the design processes which informed their development. The emphasis here is on new and experimental... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 54.00
In just four years a modern campus has come into being for the Vienna University of Economics and Business. The master plan by BUSarchitektur provides an urban ?oasis with pavilions in the garden?. The buildings by Zaha Hadid Architects,BUSarchitektur, Atelier Hitoshi Abe, CRAB studio, Estudio Carme Pinós and NO.MAD Arquitectos interact... more...
- OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 63.00
Designing for Education: Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities 2011 showcases over 60 recently built or refurbished educational facilities from 28 countries. Collectively, these projects demonstrate state-of-the-art design in this field and each one is lavishly illustrated with colour photos, plans and descriptions. The individual chapters... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 35.00
Carries readers into Chinese and American elementary and high school classrooms, and highlights the big differences between schooling in China and the United States. Nancy Pine reveals how these two countries need to extract themselves from outmoded practice and learn from each other's strengths. more...