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Author Taylor, Anne P.

Title Linking architecture and education : sustainable design for learning environments / Anne Taylor with Katherine Enggass
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 451 pages) : color illustrations
Contents pt. 1. The philosophical framework behind the knowing eye -- pt. 2. Using an organizing system : planning for educational environments with the knowing eye -- pt. 3. Reading the three-dimensional textbook with the knowing eye -- pt. 4. Seeing the future of the learning environment with the knowing eye
Summary For the past forty years Anne Taylor has studied how schools, classrooms, playgrounds, homes, museums, and parks affect children and how they learn. As a result, she has developed a holistic, sustainable philosophy of learning environment design. She argues persuasively that architects must integrate their design knowledge with an understanding of the developmental needs of learners, while at the same time educators, parents, and students must broaden their awareness of the built, natural, and cultural environment to maximize the learning experience. In other words, schools and other environm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 420-440) and index
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Subject School buildings -- Design and construction.
School facilities -- Design and construction.
Sustainable design.
Form Electronic book
Author Enggass, Katherine.
LC no. 2008021837
ISBN 0826334091 (electronic bk.)
9780826334091 (electronic bk.)