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Architeacher
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Games and Activities - Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Web site
Summary: A uniquely interesting resource has recently been brought to my attention that focuses on saving the environment by recycling buildings for new uses and preserving existing buildings. Historic Preservation Education, Community Planning, Architecture and Aesth...
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Historic Neighborhood Schools Issues and Initiatives
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report - Fact sheet - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours - School Projects - Web site
Summary: Resources for entering the discussions of preserving historic neighborhood schools are provided and these links include a publication, Why Johnny Can't Walk to School: Historic Neighborhood Schools in the Age of Sprawl, Smart Growth Schools Fact Sheet and Powe...
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Historic Schools Day, If These Schools Could Talk
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: This is a lesson designed to help develop appreciation for historic buildings, architecture and historic value of neighborhoods and houses.
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Ins and Outs of Schools Facility Management
Grade Level: Post-Secondary
Type: BiblioResources (Books) - Checklist
Summary:

Non-fiction

Authors, Tak Cheung Chan and Michael D. Richardson

ISBN 1-57886-191-8

These authors provide guidance to school administrators, school board members and community members as they begin the process of renovating th...

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Redux Designs That Reuse, Recycle, and Reveal
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: BiblioResources (Books) - Manual/Handbook
Summary: Redux Designs That Reuse, Recycle, and Reveal Book Cover Non-Fiction: Architecture, Environmental Aspects, Domestic

Author: Jennifer Roberts ISBN: 1-58685-701-0 This des...

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Renovation vs Replacement and the Role of a Feasibility Study
Type: Article/Report - Checklist
Summary: This feasibility study offers a guideline for determining pros and cons for discussions on renovation vs replacement issues and existing schools vs new schools.
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