Building Type Basics for Elementary and Secondary Schools, 2nd Ed.

Web Abstract: 
Advises architects, planners, engineers, and their clients through all aspects of school facilities design. Chapters address predesign, circulation, design concerns and process, site planning, codes, sustainability, systems, technology, materials, acoustics, lighting, interiors, wayfinding, renovation, international design issues, operation and maintenance, and financing. Appendices provide sample space programs for elementary, middle, and secondary schools. The book examines technology's influence in the classroom, along with current research that shows how school buildings can impact teaching and learning. Design guidance is illustrated with school case studies, photographs, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details.
Author: 
Perkins, Bradford; Bordwell, Raymond
ISBN: 
ISBN-978-0470-22548-6
Media Type: 
Text
Publication Date: 
12/31/2009
Page Numbers: 
350
Resource List Category: 
References to Books and Other Media