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A Comprehensive Concept for Vocational Education Facilities [microform] : Introduction, Flexibility Through Modularity, Space Determination, Schematic Modernization, A School Planner's Guide to the Pittsburgh Building Code, Appendixes / Louis J. Kishkunas
Bib ID 5203849
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Kishkunas, Louis J
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1966 
452 p. 
Summary

Methods in use in industry are suggested for providing vocational facilities that are flexible and adaptable to changing conditions. Academic and vocational activities are allowed to intermix in order to implement interdisciplinary educational situations. A systems approach to construction enabling specification of building components to fulfill the needs of vocational activities is forwarded in this eight-volume report: (1) Introduction, containing an overview of the changing world of work and solutions that can be provided by better facilities, (2) Flexibility Through Modularity, discussing ways of increasing equipment mobility, providing adaptability in mechanical service systems, and constructing flexible space, (3) Space Determination, describing a planning technique which utilizes computer simulation, (4) Schematic Modernization, describing the hypothetical modernization of an existing building (5) A Planner's Guide to the Pittsburgh Building Code, (6) Appendix, recording the results of a nationwide survey of state space standards and the space utilization in existing vocational rooms in Pittsburgh schools, (7) Appendix, containing background information, and (8) Summary, reviewing project goals, methodology, objectives, and a copy of the project proposal. (DM)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Public Instruction, Harrisburg. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Continuing Education.

Sponsoring Agency: Pittsburgh Board of Public Education, PA.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Building Conversion.  |  Building Design.  |  Educational Facilities Design.  |  Equipment Utilization.  |  Facility Improvement.  |  Flexible Facilities.  |  Modular Building Design.  |  School Buildings.  |  School Shops.  |  Space Utilization.  |  Spatial Relationship.  |  State Standards.  |  Training Laboratories.  |  Educational Facilities.  |  Facility Guidelines.  |  School Administration.  |  School Planning.  |  Vocational Education.  |  Pennsylvania  |  Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh)
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