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ERIC Number: ED023253
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-May
Pages: 84
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Reference Count: 0
New Building Manual, Elementary School.
Van Hoose, Richard
A guide for planning elementary school facilities designed to aid architects and school staff when interpreting the needs of children and the school program in relation to space, arrangement, and facilities. General information regarding school planning, educational objectives, curriculum, and instruction to architects is contained. Various kinds of space, facilities, futniture, and equipment needed for the following areas are described--(1) general office, principal's office, conference room, mimeograph room, book store, health room, vault and teacher's lounge and work room, (2) classrooms for primary, middle and upper grades, (3) other instructional areas, such as special education, physically handicapped, hearing handicapped, speech correction, educable mentally handicapped, trainable mentally handicapped, corrective reading, music room, TV classroom, TV work and conference rooms, library, library work room, materials center, physical education room, blacktop play area, and primary and upper grade playgrounds, and (4) utility areas such as lunchrooms, kitchen, refrigerated storage, dry storage room, office area, dressing room and restroom, mechanical room, and other custodial storage. Separate sections include lighting and the relationship of school site to building and location, walks and drives, parking areas, grading, landscaping, and fencing. (RK)
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Authoring Institution: Jefferson County Board of Education, Louisville, KY.