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Author Taylor, Anne P.
Title Linking architecture and education : sustainable design for learning environments / Anne Taylor with Katherine Enggass.
Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2009.

Author Taylor, Anne P.
Subject School facilities -- Design and construction.
School buildings -- Design and construction.
Sustainable design.
Alt Name Enggass, Katherine.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 451 pages) : color illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 420-440) and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780826334091 (electronic bk.)
0826334091 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 779176966
Additional Format Print version: Taylor, Anne P. Linking architecture and education. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2009 9780826334077 (DLC) 2008021837 (OCoLC)230801926

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