Case Studies--Elementary Schools

Title Abstract Publication Date
Designing the Sustainable School. Profiles 45 K-12 Schools from around the world that combine good aesthetics, sustainability, and high performance design. The projects represent a wide range of design solutions, location, and scale... 12/31/2006
Dianne Feinstein Elementary School. Profiles this new school that features a modernist, art-inspired design, a generous green play area, and a large multipurpose room with separate access that functions as a cafeteria, physical... 05/31/2007
Douglas County Elementary School No. 42. Profiles this Colorado school, designed as an energy-efficient and flexible prototype that could be adapted to other sites in the county. Building statistics, a list of the project participants, cost... 06/30/2009
Downtown Schools. The New Urban Frontier. Describes successful urban schools created in San Francisco, Minneapolis, and Raleigh, citing how they were sited and funded, the community services they provide, and the constituencies they serve. 12/31/2004
Durham Academy Lower School. Describes an extensive building and renovation project in all levels of this North Carolina pre-K-12 school, according to a comprehensive 1998 master plan. Building statistics and architect... 02/29/2004
Durham Academy Lower School. Describes this private North Carolina K-4 facility that features exposed building systems not typically seen in buildings for this age group, and presenting a stark contrast to its tidy exurban... 11/30/2005
E. P. Todd Elementary School, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Describes the building of the elementary school named in the title, including the educational context and design goals. Includes information on the architects, manufacturers/suppliers, and... 02/28/2002
Early Childhood & Elementary School. Profiles nine early childhood and elementary schools cited in the Fall 2010 Learning by Design competition. For each project, a description, list of project participants, costs, and photographs are... 09/30/2010
Early Childhood and Elementary Schools. Profiles 26 lower grade level facilities cited in the 2010 Learning by Design competition. For each project, a description, list of project participants, costs, and photographs are included. 03/31/2010
Early Childhood and Elementary Schools. Profiles 18 early childhood and elementary school facilities cited in the Fall 2010 Learning by Design competition. For each project, a description, list of project participants, costs, and... 03/31/2001
Early Childhood and Elementary Schools. Describes the award-winning designs of 33 elementary schools, including the educational context and design goals. Lists of project participants, costs, specifications, and photographs are included. 12/31/2005
Early Childhood and Elementary Schools. Describes the award-winning designs of 40 early childhood and elementary schools, including the educational context and design goals. Lists of project participants, costs, specifications, and... 12/31/2006
Early Childhood and Elementary Schools. Profiles 24 lower grade level facilities cited in this competition. For each project, a description, list of project participants, costs, and photographs are included. 12/31/2007
Early Childhoold and Elementary Schools. Profiles 26 lower grade level facilities cited in the 2009 Learning by Design competition. For each project, a description, list of project participants, costs, and photographs are included. 12/31/2008
Economy of Means. Describes Appomatox Elementary School, an economical multi-use building that was built for $84 per square foot, which was $10 less than the state average for the time. Plans and photographs are... 12/31/2004
Edna Bigham Mays Elementary School, Troy, Texas. Describes this Texas elementary school that gave extra consideration to student safety in its site planning and communications technology. Building statistics, a list of the project participants,... 02/28/2003
Educational Facilities. This book is a compilation of nearly 100 projects and trends in school design. The projects were submitted for a 1999-2000 competition and focus on a variety of school facilities. These facilities... 12/31/2001
Educational Facilities: 1995-96 Review. A jury of educators and architects examined building projects to determine the best state-of-the-practice designs for educational facilities. This book presents the forty top designs covering... 12/31/1995
Elementary Aurora. Case study of award-winning K-5 Greenman Elementary School in Aurora, Illinois. The 62,000-square-foot, 700-student school, which sits on 4.1 acres of urban land, was designed by Architecture for... 01/09/2007
Elementary School Design Meets Time, Sustainability Targets. Reviews how the architectural team met a number of architectural and design challenges when they adapted a nurses' residence and a hospital annex at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital (... 10/09/2008
Elementary School in Schmitten. Profiles this school whose building layout shuns the traditional level floors in favor of a spiral ramp which seamlessly unifies the interior space and creates a space that is conducive to social... 06/30/2010
Elementary School Is Prototype for Sustainable Design. Describes Hassan Elementary school in Rogers, Minnesota. The school achieved LEED certification through site orientation for optimal daylight, shallow rooms, two-story design, dimming T5 lights,... 03/31/2006
Elementary School Projects. Describes the award-winning designs of 28 elementary schools, including the educational context and design goals. Lists of project participants, costs, specifications, plans, and photographs are... 12/31/2004
Elementary School Projects. Describes the award-winning designs of 25 elementary schools, including the educational context and design goals. A list of design and construction participants, costs, specifications, plans, and... 12/31/2003
Elementary School Projects. Describes the buildings of 35 elementary schools, including the educational context and design goals. Includes information on the architects and design team, a general building description, and... 12/31/2001

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