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Spon's Manual for Educational Premises

Spon's Manual for Educational Premises is an essential reference book for planning, building, remodelling, repairing, maintaining and managing a wide range of both modern and historic educational premises. It contains clear, practical guidance for local authorities, head teachers and governing boards responsible for planning, costing, commissioning, supervising and paying for building work and maintenance services. The book is equally essential for architects, surveyors and other professionals and contractors carrying out work in the educational sector. The third edition has been revised to respond to the evolution of new teaching methods and technology, the development of vocational training and to meet new mandatory regulations relating to children who require special care. The book focuses on cost and performance, including PFI and PPP criteria, but with added emphasis on economic planning to improve standards in design and performance to meet detailed educational needs.Including: Guidelines for a variety of activity areas; balancing the requirements of the curriculum, teaching staff and the size and cost of development Alternative layouts for activity areas to demonstrate flexibility in design and usage with supporting information on loose furniture, fittings and fixtures, teaching apparatus, equipment and the range of costs involved An introduction to the requirements of the Disabilities Act and costs of specialist furniture and equipment, inclusive teaching and support for special care units Guides to the alternative cost, quality and performance of building materials, finishings and equipment Measured unit rates of building works, the comparative use, quality and performance standards of various materials and construction methods Guides to the cost of future inflation, whole life cycle cost trends, and the long-term values of warranties, guarantees, performance bonds and service contracts, Guides to the general use of building contracts and professional fee agreements including the forms and agreements used in Private Finance Contracts and safeguards which should be incorporated to maintain 'Best Value' sustainability, An introduction to European standards of loose furniture, fittings and teaching apparatus and their design and quality, Included with the 3rd Edition is a CD containing: A data base with access to 1000 suppliers of building products, construction systems, loose furniture, fittings and teaching apparatus.Room Data Sheets, essential for design developments and PFI contracts Architectural Layouts. CAD drawings of principal areas. and spreadsheets enabling the calculation of accommodation requirements and Life Cycle Costs.

Author: D. G. Barnsley
ISBN: 9780415280778
Pages: 464 pages
Format: PDF
Size: 18.82 Mb


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