ERIC Number: ED034374
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Guide for Schoolhouse Planning and Construction, Comprising Suggestions, Recommendations, and Mandatory Requirements Relating to the Construction of Public School Buildings in the State of New Jersey.
New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.
This guide is designed to show architects, school board members, and educators ways to reduce the cost of school construction without impairing the educational opportunities offered to pupils, and to bring building requirements and recommendations in line with modern thinking and the newer construction materials. Its purposes are--(1) to present a convenient outline of the mandatory provisions of the school building code, (2) to point out certain design features which, although not required by the code, are considered highly desirable and are strongly recommended, and (3) to introduce, explain, interpret, or enlarge upon mandatory and recommended provisions. Introductory material includes a discussion of--(1) school planning, (2) areas for improvement, (3) site selection, (4) modernization, and (5) educational or program limitations. Specific areas covered are--(1) policy, service, and procedures relating to plan preparation, filing and approval, (2) space requirements and recommendations, (3) lighting, (4) ventilation, (5) heating, (6) sanitation, and (7) building safety. Areas of special concentration are--(1) lighting fixtures, including diagrams, and (2) building safety. (MM)
Descriptors: Construction Materials, Controlled Environment, Design Requirements, Equipment, Heating, Lighting, Planning, Safety, Sanitation, School Construction, School Location, State Standards
Director, School Building Services, State Department of Education, 225 West State Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08625 ($1.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.