Written by an experienced architect, Building Type Basics for Elementary and Secondary Schools explains key elements of school design through descriptive diagrams and photos. This comprehensive guide provides the foundation of architectural design of elementary and secondary schools. The Second Edition includes a new chapter on sustainable design, and a summary of the latest research on the impact of the school building on a child's ability to learn. Part of Wiley's Building Type Basics Series, this book serves as a quick reference for architects and design professionals.
Bradford Perkins, FAIA, MRAIC, AICP , is the founder of Perkins Eastman, an international architectural, interior design, and planning firm based in New York with offices throughout North America and in Shanghai. He is also the author or coauthor of three other books published by Wiley: International Practice for Architects, Building Type Basics for Senior Living, and Architect's Essentials of Starting, Assessing, and Transitioning a design Firm. RAYMOND C. BORDWELL, AIA, LEED AP, a principal of Perkins Eastman, is focused on the design of elementary and secondary schools.