School Spaces

List Description Abstracts
Administrative Spaces

Information on the planning and design of school and university administrative spaces, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Art Facilities

Information on the design and planning of school and university art facilities, including resources on funding and art supply safety issues, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Athletic Facilities

Information on the planning and design of school and university sports and recreation facilities, both indoor and outdoor, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities

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Athletic Facilities--HIGHER EDUCATION

Information on the planning and design of college and university sports and recreation facilities, both indoor and outdoor, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities

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Auditoriums and Performing Arts

Information on the planning and design of auditoriums, theaters, performing arts facilities for school, university, or community use, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Career and Technical Education

Information on the planning and design of technical laboratories and technology education facilities in schools and colleges, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Classrooms

Information on school classroom design and layout, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Classrooms--Distance Learning

Information on the design of classrooms and the implementation of technologies for distance education, e-learning, and videoconferencing in school and university facilities, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Classrooms--HIGHER EDUCATION

Information on the design and layout of classrooms for colleges and universities, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Commons Areas and Student Centers

Information on the design and planning of student commons, student centers, and student unions, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Dormitories

Information on dormitories, residence halls, and other housing for school and university students, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Early Learning Facilities

Information on early learning environments, including design guidelines, quality indicators, and safety requirements, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Family and Consumer Sciences

Information on facility planning and design and equipment requirements for family and consumer sciences education classrooms in schools and universities, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Food Service Facilities

Information on school and university food service facility planning, design, maintenance, and finance, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Health Services Facilities

Information on school-based health facility planning, design, furnishings, and equipment, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Libraries/Media Centers

Information on the design and planning of K-12 school libraries and media centers, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Library Facilities--HIGHER EDUCATION

Information on the planning, design, construction, and operation of libraries in higher education institutions, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Multipurpose Spaces

Information on multipurpose spaces in school buildings, combining some of the functions of the auditorium, gymnasium, cafeteria, and study hall.

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Music Education Spaces

Information on designing and equipping middle and high school music education spaces, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Restroom Design

Information on designing and retrofitting restrooms in school buildings, including resources on fixtures, materials, finishes, maintenance, safety, and accessibility.

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Science Facilities

Information on planning and design of school science laboratories, including lab configuration, standards for ventilation, treatment of hazardous materials, and environmental concerns.

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Science Facilities --HIGHER EDUCATION

NCEF's resource list of documents, reports, links, books, and journal articles exploring the planning, design, construction, and renovation of science facilities in higher education institutions.

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Special Education Accomodation

Information on special education classroom and facility design, compiled by the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities.

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Swimming Facilities

Information on the design, operations, and maintenance of swimming pools and natatoriums in schools and universities.

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Teacher Workspaces

Information on the design of teaching spaces and faculty workplaces, the interface of teachers with their environment, and teachers' roles in school facility planning.

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