Art Facilities

Title Abstract Publication Date
Carolina Fine Arts School, Carolina, Puerto Rico. Describes Davis, Fuster Arquitectos' design of an arts school in Puerto Rico as a sequence of light-dappled loggias and sun-drenched courtyards. Describes the title school building, including... 01/31/2002
Charting a New Direction Describes the planning process used to develop a new arts facility at Xavier College Prep, a high school for young women in Arizona. Reviews the need for a new facility and presents the working plan... 07/31/1996
Cheyenne Mountain High School Academic Arts Building & Natatorium, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Describes the academic arts and natatorium buildings of the high school named in the title, including the educational context and design goals. Includes information on the architects, manufacturers/... 04/30/2002
Creating Learning Environments That Work. Examines how Walnut Hills High School's (Cincinnati, OH) new Arts and Science Center was designed to students' and teachers' specifications. Facility assessment and planning are... 04/30/2001
Daniel Arts Center, Simon's Rock College of Bard. Describes this new visual and performing arts center at an alternative private high school. The facility evokes modern and vernacular design, and blends in with its rustic New England setting. A... 12/31/2005
Design Standards for a High School Museum Resource Center. Presents an investigative post-occupancy evaluation of five school museums using a facilities assessment instrument entitled Appraisal Guide for a Museum Resource Center Building Program. This... 11/30/2003
Design Standards for School Art Facilities. The National Art Education Association (NAEA) began work on this general planning reference for school art facilities in 1989. The final publication represents the views of a broad-based constituency... 12/31/1992
Designing Space for Sports and Arts: Design Guidelines for Sports and Arts Facilities in Primary Schools for Dual School and Community Use. This guide offers general design proposal guidance for sports and arts spaces in England's primary schools, where these types of spaces can be used by both school and community members. It... 12/31/2000
Designing Your Art Room Tips for designing an art classroom, ideas for organizing the classroom, arrangement of space and materials, and more. 12/31/2010
Exhibition Space/Galleries. Presents educational exhibition space/galleries considered outstanding in a competition which judged the most outstanding learning environments at educational institutions nationwide. Jurors spent 2... 07/31/2003
F.A.I.R. Arts Middle School, Crystal, Minnesota. Pastel colors and childlike whimsy shape this school for the arts by Hammel Green and Abrahamson, Inc. The design of the facility was developed in tandem with the curriculum to ensure an alignment... 01/31/2002
Facilitating Creativity. Profiles Los Angeles' High School for the Visual and Performing Arts, with particular attention to its signature tower, which is part of the school's theatre. 08/31/2008
Facilities Guidelines for Fine Arts Programs. [Maryland] This manual of facility guidelines examines the planning process and design features and considerations for public school fine arts programs in Maryland. Planning concepts and trends are highlighted... 05/31/2001
Facility Focus: Centers for Art and Design. Describes two new higher education arts facilities: The Arts & Humanities Complex at Florida Gulf Coast University, which serves 1366 students of art, music, drama, and dance. The Mount Holyoke... 12/31/2004
Gaining the Arts Advantage: Lessons from School Districts that Value Arts Education. The report provides information about how school districts developed and sustained arts education in the face of the enormous pressure to prove the success of their schools by accountability measures... 12/31/1998
Hazards in a Photography Lab Described are case studies illustrating chemical hazards in a photography lab due to compounds containing cyanide. Suggestions for preventing problems including proper procedures, housekeeping,... 09/30/1987
How To Organize and Manage Your Art Room This guide provides practical information for the orderly distribution, collection, and storage of art materials. Hints for working with various media, creating basic art lessons, and managing... 12/31/1998
Kennesaw State University, Visual Arts Classrooms & Offices. Describes the design of this Georgia academic building, featuring cost-saving solutions to a steep site. Building statistics, a list of the project participants, cost details, a floor plan, and... 10/31/2002
LASALLE College of the Arts. Profiles this arts campus with classrooms, studios, offices, an art shop, exhibition space, student center, faculty lounge, library, and study pods. The complex occupies a full block in the heart of... 10/31/2009
Lick-Wilmerding School San Francisco, California Examines the design of a new library/art facility at a San Francisco high school that complemented the school's contemporary academic program and reputation for excellence. The planning and... 09/30/1997
Make Room(s)for the Arts. As the arts make a comeback in the nation's elementary schools, a new national study shows how they can command more time—and more space. One of the key measures that the study's research... 10/31/1999
Mattin Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. Describes the design of the creative arts building named in the title, including the educational context and design goals. Includes information on architects, consultants, suppliers, and cost, as... 07/31/2002
North Charleston School District Creates Its First Shared Campus Describes how the Charleston County School District participated in the transformation of an older neighborhood into a successful, sustainable community. CCSD engaged both the community and local... 12/27/2011
Notes on Planning & Funding for School Arts Facilities. In planning for an arts facility for a private school, it is necessary to consider the proposal's appropriateness to the student body, curriculum, and community. An architect should be selected... 03/19/1980
Physical Space and the Teaching of Art The effects of the arrangements and use of physical space in the art classroom is discussed. Settings can be purposefully designed to suggest certain meanings as well as exert control over the amount... 02/28/1986

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