ERIC Number: ED035256
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Aug
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Design Development Report: Southwestern Community College, Creston, Iowa.
Shaver and Co., Michigan City, IN.
Southwestern Community College was designed to meet the requirements of the comprehensive educational program. The program provides flexibility in terms of future educational requirements and a choice of highly specialized or general educational programs in both the academic and vocational areas. The relationship of the academic and vocational facilities was considered a major parameter in the development of both the program and the three dimensional statement of the building. A single building concept of design was adopted, keeping the general academic and vocational spaces completely flexible. The building, whose focus is the instructional materials center and faculty areas, is expandable away from and toward the center to provide space as it becomes necessary. The use of the focus of the circle for areas related to all disciplines encourages the interaction of disciplines, students, and educators. (TC)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Building Plans, Colleges, Community Colleges, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Programs, Flexible Facilities, Libraries, Vocational Education, Vocational Training Centers
Shaver and Co., 105 Washington St., Box 501, Michigan City, Indiana
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Shaver and Co., Michigan City, IN.