Modern Schools is an in-depth examination of elementary and secondary school design in the last century. It is a must-have book for architects designing schools and architectural historians focusing on school design. It features a an overview of school design and presents key paradigms of school design and in-depth case studies of projects, with applicable lessons for today's architect. Richly illustrated with hundreds of photographs and many line drawings of the schools, this guide is a valuable additional to the bookshelves of students and professionals alike.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. PREFACE. INTRODUCTION. PART I: SURVEY OF MODERN SCHOOLS. FORMAT & ORGANIZATION. Chapter 1: TRADITIONAL SCHOOLS & THE INFLUENCE. OF EDUCATION REFORM. Chapter 2: EARLY-MODERN SCHOOLS - 1900 TO 1930. Chapter 3: MODERN SCHOOLS & FUNCTIONALISM - 1930s. Chapter 4: POST-WAR MODERN SCHOOLS - 1940s & 50s. Chapter 5: EVOLUTION OF THE MODERN SCHOOL - 1960s & 70s. Chapter 6: THE MODERN SCHOOL TODAY - 1980s to the Present. PART II: PROJECTS. PROJECT SELECTION. Chapter 7: THE HEALTH-CENTERED SCHOOL. Chapter 8: THE CHILD-CENTERED SCHOOL. Chapter 9: THE NATURAL SCHOOL. Chapter 10: THE ASSOCIATIONAL SCHOOL. Chapter 11: THE INTERACTIVE SCHOOL. Chapter 12: THE SITUATIONAL SCHOOL. Chapter 13: THE CIRCUMSTANTIAL SCHOOL. Chapter 14: THE INTERSTITIAL SCHOOL. BIBLIOGRAPHY. APPENDIX I. APPENDIX II. INDEX.