Sustainable School Architecture: Design for Elementary and Secondary Schools
John Wiley & Sons, 29 thg 3, 2010 - 336 trang
Get the comprehensive guide to the sustainable design of schools.
The elementary and secondary school buildings and campuses built today are the schools of the future. Sustainable School Architecture is a guide to the planning, architecture, and design of schools that are healthy, stimulating, and will conserve energy and resources. Written with the needs of architects, construction professionals, educators, and school administration in mind, the book provides a road map for sustainable planning, design, construction, and operations.
By its very nature, a school is often the centerpiece of its community and, therefore, well positioned to take the lead in influencing environmental awareness. Building on this point, Sustainable School Architecture shows how eco-friendly practices for school construction can create an environment that young students will emulate and carry into the world. Written by experts on sustainable school design, this book:
With a practical overview of how sustainability can be achieved in new and existing schools, and how to maintain this momentum in the years ahead, this important book provides architects with detailed guidance for designing healthier learning environments to help usher in a more promising future.
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Benefits of Sustainable Schools
Funding the Sustainable School
Miscellaneous Site Uses
Integrating Sustainable Practices
Alternative Project Delivery Methods
Daylighting Light Requirements
Initial Considerations in Wall Design
Water and Moisture Control