Building Schools: Key Issues for Contemporary Design SPECIAL PRICE

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For some time now, school buildings have represented an important field in architecture, and there is an enduring interest in the challenges this design task presents. This publication explains in ten chapters the central parameters for this architectural typology such as: the role of the school in the community or neighbourhood, questions of sustainability, flexible spaces for learning, suitable furniture, processes of participation in the design, learning outside of the classroom, and landscape design.Each theme is illuminated from a variety of cultural perspectives and illustrated with numerous realised buildings as model solutions for the given aspect.
ISBN 9783034607513. Birkhauser Verlag.
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For some time now, school buildings have represented an important field in architecture, and there is an enduring interest in the challenges this design task presents. This publication explains in ten chapters the central parameters for this architectural typology such as: the role of the school in the community or neighbourhood, questions of sustainability, flexible spaces for learning, suitable furniture, processes of participation in the design, learning outside of the classroom, and landscape design.Each theme is illuminated from a variety of cultural perspectives and illustrated with numerous realised buildings as model solutions for the given aspect.
  • Author
    Prue Chiles (ed.)
  • Publisher
    Birkhauser Verlag
  • Release
    September 2015
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    224 pages. 310 b/w ills. 140 colour ills. 30 x 23 cm
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  • Date added
    September 2015