ERIC Number: ED309538
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Designing Schools with Maintenance in Mind. [Brief No.] 6.
Dunwoody, Thomas J.
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 discusses the advantages of designing with maintenance in mind, presents maintenance-saving alternatives, and suggests design possibilities that exemplify the concern for maintenance. The project specifications covered include: general requirements; sitework; concrete; masonry; metals; wood; moisture protection; doors, windows, and hardware; interior finishes; and mechanical and electric. (JAM)
Descriptors: Architectural Programing, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, School Buildings, School Construction, School Maintenance, 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.