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The Schools of the Future Set [With CD-ROM] Merritt Edwin T

The Schools of the Future Set [With CD-ROM]

Merritt Edwin T

Published February 5th 2004
ISBN : 9781578861422
Paperback
624 pages
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The volumes in the Schools of the Future set are uniquely valuable, comprehensive resources for all the stakeholders involved in a public school construction project, whether a new building, addition, or renovation. Each of these titles bringsMoreThe volumes in the Schools of the Future set are uniquely valuable, comprehensive resources for all the stakeholders involved in a public school construction project, whether a new building, addition, or renovation. Each of these titles brings together essential information on every stage of the process of creating a new public educational facility. Unlike other books on school design, which are geared toward architects and engineers, the Schools of the Future books have been created especially for boards of education, school building committees, district superintendents, and other decision makers, offering them essential guidance on: . Ensuring that schools built today serve tomorrows educational needs . Using technological advances to control burgeoning square-footages . Accommodating community groups and other after-hours users of school facilities . Mounting effective campaigns to pass school-bond referenda . Planning, designing, and managing school construction projects collaboratively The volumes feature case studies of recent exemplary school construction projects, and provide a detailed educational specification thats genuinely future-oriented. Each volume devotes sustained attention to numerous issues influencing contemporary public school design including . the need to protect indoor environmental quality . the mandate to accommodate special-needs students . the desirability of sustainable design . the need for good acoustical design, and . many other topics Titles in this set include: The Elementary School of the Future: A Focus on Community 1-57886-100-4] The Middle School of the Future: A Focus on Exploration 1-57886-101-2] The High School of the Future: A Focus on Technology 1-57886-103-9] *Each item can be purchased separately.