ERIC Number: ED125071
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Guide for Planning Educational Facilities. An Authoritative and Comprehensive Guide to the Planning of Educational Facilities from the Conception of Need through the Utilization of the Facility. Fifth Edition.
Council of Educational Facility Planners, Columbus, OH.
The fifth edition of the guide is a reference work covering all phases of planning, design, construction, and renovation of educational facilities. The loose-leaf format is illustrated with hundreds of diagrams and photographs and is designed to hold additional units or revisions. A brief summary of school building design in the United States and an overview of various sources of assistance and guidance for planners are followed by how-to information on (1) educational facilities survey, (2) selection and responsibilities of the architect, (3) establishing educational specifications, (4) site selection and development, (5) requirements for learning and auxiliary spaces, (6) environmental considerations, (7) furniture and equipment, (8) controlling costs, (9) budgeting and financing, (10) the construction program, (11) facility renovation, and (12) orientation and evaluation. An index is included. (MLF)
Descriptors: Architects, Classroom Furniture, Educational Equipment, Educational Facilities, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Improvement, Educational Finance, Educational Planning, Energy Conservation, Environmental Standards, Facility Case Studies, Facility Guidelines, Facility Inventory, Facility Planning, Facility Requirements, School Construction, School Space, Site Selection
Council of Educational Facility Planners, International, 29 West Woodruff Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210 ($15.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Educational Facility Planners, Columbus, OH.
Note: For a related document, see ED 043 958