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Planning Elementary School Buildings


reviewed by F. J. McCormick - 1954

coverTitle: Planning Elementary School Buildings
Author(s): N. L. Engelhardt, N. L. Engelhardt, Jr., Stanton Leggett
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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This is one of many books on school planning from the team of the two Engelhardts, father and son, and Leggett. In it the authors, by means of 250 photographs and numerous tables, charts, and diagrams, explain their interpretation of the new kind of elementary school now in the making— a school based on a more fundamental understanding of child growth and development, a happy school, a child-scale school. Here again in this book, and from three prominent school planning specialists, comes the demand that "form follows function." For, as they say, "The design of an elementary schools begins with the design of the things that take place in it." The good schools of today, and those which have more chance to serve their communities effectively during the decades of transition ahead, are being planned from the inside out. More than this, these modern schools are being planned for the future:... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 55 Number 4, 1954, p. 226-226
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4841, Date Accessed: 1/17/2020 8:06:22 AM

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