ERIC Number: ED309537
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Program/Planning. [Brief No.] 4.
Ingalls, Wilbur R., Jr.
This report is one of a series of briefs prepared by the American Institute of Architects National Committee on Architecture for Education addressing ways and means of reducing costs in the design and delivery of educational facilities. Specifically, this report is a useful guide to understanding the relationships between educational philosophy and facility construction. The discussion focuses on the following topics: (1) planning comprehensively for educational facilities; (2) analyzing community educational needs; (3) projecting educational program requisites on the basis of community needs; (4) outlining long-range planning; (5) explaining the fit among educational programs, specifications, philosophy, method, and architecture; (6) explaining the fit between program and educational specifications in space needs and relations; (7) identifying the importance of design perspective; and (8) summarizing past and future trends in educational facilities planning and design. (JAM)
Descriptors: Architectural Programing, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, School Buildings, School Construction, Site Development, Site Selection
American Institute of Architects Library, 1735 New York Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20006 ($1.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Inst. of Architects, Washington, DC.