ERIC Number: ED457678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Jun
Facilities Guidelines for Fine Arts Programs.
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.
This manual of facility guidelines examines the planning process and design features and considerations for public school fine arts programs in Maryland. Planning concepts and trends are highlighted followed by planning guidelines for dance, music, theater, visual arts, general education, and performance spaces. General design considerations discussed include facility accessibility, acoustics, climate control and energy conservation, indoor air quality, community use of the school, security and safety, and telecommunications systems. Appendices contain the requirements for fine arts instruction programs, Maryland arts organizations, and the Maryland State Department of Education standards for telecommunication distribution systems. (Contains 16 references.) (GR)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Fine Arts, Guidelines, Interior Design, Public Schools
Maryland State Department of Education, School Facilities Branch, 200 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Tel: 410-767-0098.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.