School Builders

  • Publish Date: 2003-03-28
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Eleanor Curtis
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An exhaustive and invaluable sourcefor the practising architect who is looking for an informative and inspirational tool for the design of school buildings.

Architects designing school buildings within an ever-changing approach to education must handle with sensitivity the balance between functional spaces - those for growth and play and those for disciplined learning and orderly behaviour.

This book presents a series of contemporary case studies of primary and elementary through to high schools. It reflects educational philosophies and needs, as well as cultural and climatic considerations across the world.

Key Features:

An invaluable source of inspiration which brings successful solutions to the dilemmas faced by influential architects around the globe. Includes examples from Richard Meier, Miralles, Zvi Hecker, Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano

Showcases a comprehensive international selection of styles of school buildings

Contains plans, illustrations, drawings and many full colour photographs which make this a practical and visual reference for practising architects

Other titles available in the Wiley-Academy 'Builders' series:
[Theatre Builders] ISBN: 1-854-90450-7
[Library Builders] ISBN: 0-471-97735-7
[Church Builders] ISBN: 0-471-97755-1
[Monument Builders] ISBN: 0-471-98368-3
[Airport Builders] ISBN: 0-471-98445-0
[Bank Builders] ISBN: 0-471-85359-3
[Cinema Builders] ISBN: 0-471-49138-1
[University Builders] ISBN: 0-471-98834-0
[Bridge Builders] ISBN: 0-471-49786-X
[Civic Builders] ISBN: 0-471-49876-9
Future titles include:
Theme Park Builders by Loraine Dearstyne Fowlow
Hospital Builders by Tony Monk
Museum Builders II by Laura Hourston
Winery Builders by Loraine Dearstyne Fowlow
Office Builders by Katherine MacInnes
Cathedral Builders by Bianca Lepori



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