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School architecture; a handy manual for the use of architects and school authorities (1910) (14801617353)

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School architecture; a handy manual for the use of architects and school authorities (1910) (14801617353)

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Identifier: schoolarchitectu00bruc (find matches)
Title: School architecture; a handy manual for the use of architects and school authorities
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: Bruce, William George, 1856-1949 Bruce, William Conrad, 1882- Bruce, Frank Milton, 1885- (from old catalog)
Subjects: School buildings
Publisher: Milwaukee, Johnson service company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress



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e the disposition of classrooms, corridors,stairways and other conveniences. The final ar-rangement ought never be accepted hastily orwithout due consideration of hygienic and sani-tary requirements. In brief, floor plans must al-ways (1) suit the scholastic and administrativeneeds of the school, (2) conform with latest prac-tice in economical, safe and sanitary construction,(3) assure satisfactory and ready maintenance. An architect ought to know as intimately as asuperintendent of schools the uses to which thebuilding is to be put. He ought to know withoutfail that the kindergarten rooms belong on thefirst floor, the manual training and domestic sci-ence rooms on the ground floor, the auditoriumon the first floor, the principals room on the firstfloor, natural science laboratories on the top floor,art and mechanical drawing rooms to the northsides of the building, staircases adjoining an outerwall, classrooms on one or both sides of the cor-ridors, playrooms in the basement, etc. 25
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26 School Architecture With the classroom as the unit upon whichthe entire arrangement is to be made, the architectmust use such a plan as will best meet all the ap-parent needs. Location and site, number of pu-pils, course of study, kind of school, etc., willmake an arrangement in one of these basic shapesnecessary: □ Sctus^re Rectangle

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