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Les <i>Higher Education Funding Councils</i> pour l’Angleterre, l’Écosse et le pays de Galles ont fait exécuter un projet de recherche sur l’élaboration de statistiques de la gestion du patrimoine immobilier dans le secteur de l’enseignement supérieur. Ces travaux avaient pour principal...
The introduction of pedestrianisation has led to many environmental and economic benefits particularly in town centres. However, decision-makers have often been faced with the complex task of selecting a most preferable scheme that balances the conflicting objectives associated with this type of...
Both within and beyond the OECD region, governments and other stakeholders are increasingly interested in the assessments of the skills of their adult populations in order to monitor how well prepared they are for the challenges of the knowledge based society. The current paper provides an...
Joinedupdesignforschools explores how good design can improve the quality of life in schools by listening to the voices of the clients: pupils. The programme is an initiative in the United Kingdom that joins client teams of pupils with the country’s leading design practices to provide...
Prakash Nair of the United States proposes the list below for evaluating how a school measures up to the most important requirements of the 21<sup>st</sup> century. It addresses architects, administrators, head teachers, pupils and others responsible for or interested in the design of a new school or the...
Higher education faces multiple problems in the new millennium, and these are especially acute in developing countries, where expansion is taking place at the same time that state financing is declining and the challenges of technology, access and the maintenance of quality loom ever larger. The...
Sierra University was designed to promote the development of the mountain communities in the State of Sonora, Mexico. The university offers high school graduates an opportunity to pursue their studies in their home region, in order to stimulate economic development and contribute to social...
This article briefly describes users’ experiences of two “green” education buildings. It goes on to conclude that stakeholders’ negotiation of building performance is necessary to minimise environmental impact, just as it is necessary to achieve other aspects of building performance.