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ERIC Number: ED018936
Record Type: RIE
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STATE OF NEW YORK STANDARD SCHOOL PLAN TYPE C-2, TWO-STORY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL 1000 EXPANDABLE TO 1200 PUPILS.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.; Wiedersum (Frederic P.) Associates, Valley Stream, NY.
THE DESIGN OF THIS ECONOMICALLY PLANNED SCHOOL IS DEVELOPED TO SUIT A GENERALIZED SET OF AREA CHARACTERISTICS. THE COMPACT PLAN CENTRALIZES THE BULK OF STUDENT ACTIVITIES AROUND AN OPEN COURT, WHILE LOCATING THE NOISY AND HEAVY TRAFFIC FACILITIES AT THE PERIMETER OF THE BUILDING. THE DESIGN FEATURES--(1) CLASSROOM FLEXIBILITY AND MODIFICATION POTENTIAL DUE TO LOCATION AND ARRANGEMENT OF THE ACADEMIC AREA, (2) NOISE ISOLATION BECAUSE OF DECENTRALIZATION OF NOISY ELEMENTS, (3) MAXIMUM SAFETY DUE TO MINIMUM EXIT DISTANCES AT ANY BUILDING LOCATION, (4) SEPARATE PUBLIC ACCESS TO COMMUNITY FACILITIES, AND (5) ADAPTABILITY TO MOST SITES BECAUSE OF THE COMPACT RECTANGULAR PLAN. EMPHASIZED AS PROJECT CONSIDERATIONS ARE--(1) MODULAR DIMENSIONING, (2) CONSTRUCTION DATA, (3) STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS, (4) MECHANICAL SYSTEMS, AND (5) FALLOUT PROTECTION DATA. FLOOR PLANS AND A PERSPECTIVE ARE INCLUDED. (MH)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.; Wiedersum (Frederic P.) Associates, Valley Stream, NY.
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