Schools for the future : design proposals from architectural psychology

"Drawing on the perspectives of architectural psychology, set against the historical development of school building in the United States, Japan and Germany, the authors' vision is to create places where we would want to relive our own school days. The book takes the position that user desi...

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Other Authors: Walden, Rotraut, 1956- (Editor) 
Sanoff, Henry (Author of introduction, etc.)
Hübner, Peter (Commentator)
Hundertwasser, Friedensreich, 1928-2000 (Commentator) 
Format: Book
Published: Wiesbaden : Springer, 2015
Series:Research (Springer)
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Other form: Electronic version
Table of Contents:
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2.1 History of the Schoolhouse in the USA
  • 2.2 Historical Background of the Japanese School
  • 2.3 The Historical Development of School Buildings in Germany
  • 3 The School of the Future: Conditions and Processes - Contributions of Architectural Psychology
  • 4 Schools Designed with Community Participation
  • 5 Trends in the Design and Planning of Schools from the Viewpoint of Information Technology and Communication
  • 6 A Design Language for Schools and Learning Communities
  • 7 Criteria for the Judgment of the Quality of School Buildings
  • 8 Conclusion: What Makes a School a "School of the Future"?
  • Appendix: Descriptions and Photographs of 24 School Examples from 11 Countries on 5 Continents