ERIC Number: ED037033
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
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The Intermediate School. The Report of an Architectural Design Competition for the Conversion of New York City's Joseph H. Wade Junior High School (J#117 Bronx) to House an Innovative Education Concept. New Life for Old Schools.
Great Cities Research Council, Chicago, IL.
An architectural design competition for the conversion of an urban junior high school is described. The program emphasized development of--(1) space and flexibility to accommodate new educational concepts, (2) semi-autonomous sub-schools for different school population cross-sections, (3) enlarged resource amenities and guidance facilities, and (4) special instructional media installations. The five winning entries are explained and illustrated with diagrams, plans, sections, and perspectives. Three entries whose concepts received special comment by the jury are included. (MH)
Descriptors: Building Conversion, Building Innovation, Building Obsolescence, Facility Improvement, Junior High Schools, Space Utilization, Urban Schools
The Research Council of the Great City Schools, 1819 H Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006
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Authoring Institution: Great Cities Research Council, Chicago, IL.