Nurseries: A Design Guide

By Mark Dudek

© 2013 – Routledge

200 pages

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Paperback: 9780750669511
pub: 2012-11-19
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About the Book

Architecture can inspire young children; the very shape and form of a daycare center can not only stimulate their imagination but can help children form strong relationships and help promote development.

This design guide presents all the elements of building design that combine to create the very best environment for young children and the people who work with them, including building materials, multi-functional spaces and design scaled to suit small children.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Environmental Psychology: How to Evaluate Quality within the Learning Environment 2. The Sustainable Nursery 3. The Natural Child 4. A Historical Overview 5. Briefing Document Based on a Proposed New Nursery – A Generic Brief

About the Author

Mark Dudek is a Research Fellow at the School of Architecture, University of Sheffield and is a practising architect. Mark runs his own London-based architectural practice, Mark Dudek Architects.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC000000
ARCHITECTURE / General
ARC003000
ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Residential
ARC013000
ARCHITECTURE / Study & Teaching