ERIC Number: ED067738
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Publication Date: 1972
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The New Schools. Design & Planning Series.
Morisseau, James J.
This document is one part of a series intended to provide modern pattern books for architects and planners in need of practical solutions to specific problems. Each volume in the series is concerned with structures built for a specific purpose and contains several dozen projects that are good examples of such structures. This volume contains data about and plans for 65 American schools, none more than a few years old, and some still in the process of construction. The ages served by these schools range from preschool through high school. Many of the schools also make provision for adult education programs and other community uses, and there are some schools for special students. Nearly all the schools shown give evidence of the recent transformation from eggcrate school architecture to open plan, flexible design, which transformation this volume documents. No general proposals are provided, only information about actual schools designed to satisfy specific needs. Data concerning project and construction costs are also included. A related document is EA 004 554. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Architects, Architectural Research, Building Design, Building Innovation, Building Plans, Construction Costs, Educational Facilities Design, Facility Guidelines, Facility Planning, Facility Requirements, Flexible Facilities, High Schools, Nursery Schools, Open Plan Schools, Reference Materials
Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 450 West 33rd Street, New York, N.Y. 10001 ($7.95, paper; $12.00, cloth)
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