ERIC Number: ED023289
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New Schools for New Towns.
Rice Univ., Houston, TX. School of Architecture.
Development of new concepts related to educational systems in new towns resulted from a two week concentrated idea session among architects, specialists from other fields, and students, Six teams were given programs by educators related to new towns and various educational goals. The resulting solutions reflected both the influence of new technologies and the integration of education into the community. Elements developed included--(1) the automobile and drive-in education, (2) the motorized and shoulder carrel, (3) the town brain, (4) education in the new town within the old town, and (5) education within the new town: 1990. Social-educational integrative concepts developed are--(1) the mainstream, (2) the open hand, (3) the tower of learning, and (4) education in the new town: 1970. Solutions are illustrated through sketches and diagrams. (MH)
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Sponsor: Educational Facilities Labs., Inc., New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Rice Univ., Houston, TX. School of Architecture.