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ERIC Number: ED017144
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961-Oct
Pages: 48
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THE COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY SCIENCE CENTER, REPORT FROM A WORKSHOP SPONSORED BY EDUCATIONAL EXECUTIVE'S OVERVIEW MAGAZINE AND PERKINS AND WILL, ARCHITECTS, NEW YORK CITY, OCTOBER 26, 1961.
SHAW, ARCHIBALD
THIS IS A REPORT OF A DAY'S WORKSHOP ON THE COLLEGE SCIENCE CENTER, WITH A GROUP OF ARCHITECTS, COLLEGE ADMINISTRATORS, AND FACULTY. THE EMPHASIS WAS ON A DISCUSSION OF THE CONSOLIDATION OR CENTRALIZATION OF SCIENCE FACILITIES ON THE LIBERAL ARTS CAMPUS. SPECIFIC TOPICS INCLUDED--(1) WHY BUILD A SCIENCE CENTER, (2) BRIDGING OVER SUBJECT BOUNDARIES, (3) LABORATORIES AND THE STUDENT, AND (4) RESEARCH AND THE PROFESSOR. ILLUSTRATIONS WERE GIVEN OF ACTUAL AND THEORETICAL SCIENCE CENTER LAYOUTS, SUCH AS--(1) HALLS OF SCIENCE, (2) EXPANSION OF EXISTING SCIENCE BUILDING, (3) EARTH SCIENCES BUILDING, (4) SCIENCE-ENGINEERING-RESEARCH CENTER, (5) MEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING, (6) IBM LABORATORY, (7) CHEMISTRY BUILDING, (8) BIOLOGY AND GEOLOGY LABORATORY, AND (9) SCIENCE AND PHARMACY BUILDINGS. A DETAILED CASE STUDY WAS GIVEN FOR SWARTHMORE'S SCIENCE CENTER. A FINAL STATEMENT WAS MADE ON FLEXIBILITY. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: Perkins and Will, Architects, Chicago, IL.
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