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ERIC Number: ED017118
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 1
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NCSC GUIDE FOR PLANNING SCHOOL PLANTS.
National Council on Schoolhouse Construction.
SUPERINTENDENTS, SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS, SCHOOL PLANT CONSULTANTS IN STATE DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION, LOCAL SCHOOL SYSTEMS, AND COLLEGIATE INSTITUTIONS, ARCHITECTS, LAY ADVISORY GROUPS, AND GRADUATE STUDENTS WILL FIND INFORMATION ON SCHOOL PLANT PLANNING IN THIS BASIC REFERENCE. A GUIDE FOR INTERPRETING AND APPLYING CRITERIA, STANDARDS, OR PRINCIPLES OF PLANNING IS INCLUDED. THE FIRST OF THE FIVE MAJOR SECTIONS DEALS SPECIFICALLY WITH THE VARIOUS PHASES OF THE PLANNING STAGE. INCLUDED IN THIS STAGE ARE DETERMINATION OF THE EDUCATIONAL PLAN, PLANT SURVEY, ENROLLMENT PROJECTION, EDUCATIONAL SPECIFICATIONS, AND ARCHITECTURAL PLANNING. THE SECOND SECTION DEALS WITH SCHOOL LOCATION AND THE TYPES OF SPACES TO BE INCLUDED. SPACES CONSIDERED ARE CLASSROOMS, SPECIAL PURPOSE ROOMS, PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION ROOMS, LABORATORIES, SHOPS, AND AUXILIARY AREAS. SECTION THREE DEALS WITH NON-INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITIES SUCH AS CORRIDORS, HALLS, LOBBIES, VESTIBULES, RAMPS, STAIRWAYS, TOILETS, STORAGE, PARKING, LOCKERS, CLOSETS, ELEVATORS, LAUNDRY, AND UTILITY SYSTEMS. BOILER ROOMS, SANITARY FACILITIES, WATER SUPPLY, SEWAGE DISPOSAL, ELECTRIC SERVICES, TELEPHONES, SIGNALING SYSTEMS, CLOCK AND ALARM SYSTEMS, AND VACUUM CLEANING SYSTEMS ARE INCLUDED IN UTILITY SYSTEMS. SECTION FOUR CONSIDERS SPATIAL, AESTHETIC, AND SAFETY FACTORS. PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT FACTORS ARE CONSIDERED IN TERMS OF SONIC, THERMAL, AND VISUAL PHENOMENA. SECTION FIVE DISCUSSES ALL ASPECTS OF ECONOMY IN BUILDING. RESOURCES FOR PLANT PLANNING ARE ALSO DISCUSSED IN TERMS OF PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONS. COPIES MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE COUNCIL OF EDUCATIONAL FACILITY PLANNERS, 29 WEST WOODRUFF AVENUE, COLUMBUS, OHIO. (RH)
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Authoring Institution: National Council on Schoolhouse Construction.
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