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Terris, Ben – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2010
Colleges are looking for ways to cut costs, and most students now own laptops. As a result, many campus technology leaders are taking a hard look at those brightly lit rooms with rows of networked computers, which cost hundreds of thousands of dollars a year to maintain. More than 11% of colleges and universities are phasing out computer labs or…
Descriptors: Campuses, Educational Facilities Planning, Interior Design, Interior Space
A pictorial review presents educational facility designs from around the world as examples of contemporary and inspirational trends in school architecture. Photos showcase exterior and interior design features from primary and secondary, and adult educational facilities. Biographies of some of the architectural firms involved are provided. (GR)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Architects, Educational Facilities Design, Elementary Secondary Education
Grones, Freda – Roundup: Journal of the Monolithic Dome Institute, 1998
Provides reasons for using dome architecture in building educational facilities and describes the development of two such dome facilities in Arizona: a pre-kindergarten through Grade 8 multipurpose facility for Native-American students, and a school library and parent center. Highlights the facilities' interior-design features and some cost…
Descriptors: American Indians, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Planning
Dubman, Shelia; And Others – 1976
One of six student guidebooks in a series of 11 arts and humanities career exploration guides for grade 7-12 teachers, counselors, and students, this student book on exploration of visual arts and crafts careers presents information on specific occupations in seven different career areas: Visual communications, product design, environmental…
Descriptors: Architecture, Art Education, Career Exploration, Ceramics
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Robinson, Chery M.; Vineyard, Michelle L.; Reagor, Jane D. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2004
Community asset mapping is one approach to community assessment. According to Kretzmann and McKnight (1993), discovering the assets, capacities, and resources embedded in a community leads people to take responsibility for and ownership of rebuilding and renewing their community. Community mapping is a tool for consideration by family and consumer…
Descriptors: Community Needs, Community, Community Resources, Educational Strategies
J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY. – 1991
There are many ways to approach the investigation of architecture. One can look at structural form, climate and topography, the aesthetics of style and decoration, building function, historical factors, cultural meanings, or technology and techniques associated with construction. This resource kit touches upon a few of these approaches, ranging…
Descriptors: Architects, Architectural Character, Architectural Education, Architecture
McMinn, William G. – 1989
An evaluation and report was done on the status of programs in architecture and related fields in the Florida State University System as a follow-up to a 1983 evaluation. The evaluation involved self-studies prepared by each program and a series of site visits to each of seven campuses and two centers with programs under review. These institutions…
Descriptors: Architectural Education, Construction Industry, Curriculum Evaluation, Higher Education
American School and University, 1974
The design of the student center at Essex Community College in Baltimore County, Maryland, reflects youthful lifestyles in the interior decor while providing exterior design to harmonize with existing campus buildings. (Author/MF)
Descriptors: Awards, Building Design, Building Innovation, Community Colleges
Sawyer, William C. – American School and University, 1971
The State University Construction Fund, utilizing the nation's top professional talents, must design by contract, within fixed budgets and strict time schedules, quality architecture for 32 campuses in New York State. (Author)
Descriptors: Building Design, Construction Programs, Contracts, Interior Design
American School and University, 1974
The Student Union on the Sacramento campus of California State University has an interior pedestrian concourse where "activities merchandising" gets students involved and captures the spirit of nonacademic happenings. (Author/MF)
Descriptors: Awards, Building Design, College Buildings, Interior Space
Brill, Michael; And Others – Progressive Architecture, 1974
A dialogue between a manufacturer and an outside research group concerning an interior systems program of partitions, storage, display, and work surface components. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Equipment Evaluation, Interior Design, Interior Space, Offices (Facilities)
Progressive Architecture, 1973
Committed to the idea that environment is important to learning, two former teachers now design and build interiors for learning centers. (Author)
Descriptors: Children, Environmental Influences, Interior Design, Interior Space
Manning, Thomas; Knecht, Elizabeth – 1985
This collection of photographic plates and drawings provides a visual record of a communal house of the Chilkat clan of southeast Alaska's Tlingit Tribe. The packet contains written descriptions of the history, interior design, living arrangements, and decorations of the Whale House. These illustrations of traditional Tlingit art and architecture…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Culture, American Indian Studies, American Indians
Shaver and Co., Michigan City, IN. – 1972
One of the newest and most promising developments in architecture has been the use of lightweight structures for encapsulating space. Using this new technology, builders can enclose large and small areas at a fraction of the cost of conventional construction and at the same time provide interior space that is totally flexible. This brochure shows…
Descriptors: Air Structures, Architectural Character, Building Design, Building Innovation
Patton, Carl V. – 1995
This review of architecture and architecture-related programs in the State University System of Florida consists of summaries of individual university consultant reports for three institutions visited, overviews based on status reports for programs not visited, and consultant recommendations regarding system-wide issues. Site visits took place at…
Descriptors: Architectural Education, College Faculty, College Programs, College Students
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