Child Care Design Guide

Child Care Design Guide

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A-Z's for designing superior day care facilities Virtually unknown 30 years ago, daycare has become a growth industry. Child Care Design Guide helps architects and designers plan, design, and renovate functional, developmentally rich, pleasing centers. Author Anita Rui Olds brings to this work over 25 years of design experience with children's facilities. She gives you step-by-step explanations of interior and exterior layout and design principles fleshed out in clarifying case studies. You learn about licensing and code requirements, operational standards and strategies, and get helpful checklists, charts and graphs for optimum facility design within time, space, and budgetary constraints. This highly visual work features over 300 floor plans for infant and toddler, preschool, and afterschool spaces, plus areas for outdoor play and more.However, no lock or fastening should be installed that prevents free escape from the interior in case of emergency. Panic hardware and single action hardware ( that allows a door to open either way but keeps it from swinging back past ... Ensure that it is free of sharp edges and protrusions, and easy to repair and maintain.

Title:Child Care Design Guide
Author:Anita Rui Olds
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Professional - 2000-11-20


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