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ERIC Number: ED014850
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1960-Feb-1
Pages: 22
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ENVIRONMENT FOR LEARNING, A RESEARCH STUDY IN SECONDARY SCHOOL DESIGN.
Carrier Corp., Syracuse, NY.; Golemon and Rolfe, Architects-Engineers, Houston, TX.
A STUDY OF THE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT AND THE PREPARATION OF A MODEL DESIGN SOLUTION HAS BEEN CONDUCTED BY AN ARCHITECTURAL FIRM. THE SOLUTION USED DATA FROM AN EXISTING COMPARISON SCHOOL IN THE REDESIGN OF THE EDUCATIONAL FACILITY BASED ON THE INDEPENDENT CONTROL OF THE INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT AND THE ELIMINATION OF CLASSROOM WINDOWS. THIS APPROACH ALLOWED THE REDISTRIBUTION OF SPACE AND FACILITIES WITHIN THE BUILDING PROVIDING A GREATER FLEXIBILITY AND ECONOMIES IN COST, SPACE, AND TRAVEL TIME, AS WELL AS A MORE EFFECTIVE ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL. THE MODEL SOLUTION HAS COMPARED WITH THE EXISTING SCHOOL IN TERMS OF (1) SITE USE, (2) FLOOR PLAN, (3) CONSTRUCTION COSTS, AND (4) OPERATING COSTS. THE SOLUTION ALSO INCLUDES SPECIFIC CONSIDERATIONS OF (1) ENTRANCES, (2) CORRIDORS, (3) FLEXIBLE CLASSROOMS, AND (4) ENGINEERING FACTORS. (DM)
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Authoring Institution: Carrier Corp., Syracuse, NY.; Golemon and Rolfe, Architects-Engineers, Houston, TX.
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