Design for Education

Design for Education

by GENSLER
     
 

Design for Education, part of the Gensler Monograph Series, is a richly illustrated volume and timely survey of modern learning environments—from universities to primary schools. With 17 case studies presenting design innovations and place-making solutions for a diverse range of clients, Design for Education: focuses on education’s need for

Overview

Design for Education, part of the Gensler Monograph Series, is a richly illustrated volume and timely survey of modern learning environments—from universities to primary schools. With 17 case studies presenting design innovations and place-making solutions for a diverse range of clients, Design for Education: focuses on education’s need for facilities that effectively support learning and accommodate growth and change; addresses real estate and facility trends and challenges for K–12 schools, colleges, and universities; provides case studies that explore the institution’s goals for the project and how they are met; explores creative alternatives such as building repositioning and the development of multipurpose, 24/7 facilities; and underscores the importance of sustainability in school design and how to achieve it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780982631218
Publisher:
ORO Editions
Publication date:
12/10/2012
Series:
Gensler Design Series Series
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author


Gensler is an award-winning global design firm and a leading specialist in the education sector. Its innovative and sustainable work with K–12 schools, colleges, and universities reflects an interdisciplinary, research-based design approach and a commitment to collaboration.

Andrew Blum is a contributing editor at Metropolis, and the author of Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet (Ecco 2012). He writes regularly for the New York Times, Wired, Popular Science, Dwell, and Architectural Record. He has degrees in literature from Amherst College and in human geography from the University of Toronto, and lives in his native New York City.

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