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Author Woolner, Pamela.

Title The design of learning spaces / Pamela Woolner.

Published London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (124 pages) : illustrations
Series Future schools
Future schools.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 114-121) and index.
Contents Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1 Four schools through time; 2 The problems of poor environments for learning; 3 How much is enough? Trying to improve learning environments; 4 The rationale for a collaborative design process; 5 Collaborative School Design: making it work; 6 Rebuilding your school: can we transform learning through space and facilities?; 7 Rebuilding your school: can we change relationships through altered social space and school organisation?; 8 Rebuilding your school: recognising and adapting what works to fit emerging needs; References; Index.
Summary Learning can take place anywhere. So does the detail of the physical surroundings provided by schools matter? After many years of minimal investment in school premises, schools in the UK are in the midst of a wave of planning, building and using new schools. This includes all English secondary schools, being renewed through Building Schools for the Future (BSF), as well as schemes for English primaries and programmes of school construction in Scotland and Wales. Starting from an educational perspective, and building on work in architectural design, Pamela Woolner gives an overview of current i.
Subject School facilities -- United States -- Planning.
School facilities -- United States -- Finance.
ISBN 9781441127143 (electronic bk.)
1441127143 (electronic bk.)
9781441193322 (Electronic book (EPUB format)
1441193324 (Electronic book (EPUB format)