ERIC Number: ED447670
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Feb
General Design Brief for Post-Primary Schools.
Department of Education and Science, Tullamore (Ireland). Planning and Building Unit.
This design brief contains general information on school design; room functions, layouts, and area interrelationships; planning procedures; and costs intended for use by design teams and school authorities when planning new schools and extensions. It covers plan development and design philosophy and presents a series of design guidance notes for the building environment, areas and area limits, school entrances and external circulation, and access for the disabled. Descriptions of school areas needing design considerations are provided with emphasis placed on physical education halls and ancillary areas. Final notes pertain to parking, school yards, landscaping, and entrances and boundaries. Appendices offer a summary of playing court sizes. (GR)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Design, Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Interior Design, Planning, Public Schools, School Expansion, Secondary Education
For full text: http://www.oecd.org//els/education/peb/docs.htm.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of Education and Science, Tullamore (Ireland). Planning and Building Unit.