Uriel Cohen, Ann B. Hill, Carolg G. Lane, Tim McGinty, and Gary T. Moore
Design guide for the planning, programming and design of children's outdoor play environments. Includes 75 patterns for a range of children's play areas imbedded in a tiered park system and in conjunction with recreation, community and educational facilities. Based on current research information. Received an Award for Applied Research in 1980 from Progressive Architecture. Reprinted 1983, with new photographs in 1985, 1988, and in 1991. Highly illustrated.
Uriel Cohen, Gary T. Moore, and Tim McGinty
Results of a post-occupancy evaluation of child care centers and outdoor play environments. This report covers 50 children's environments around the U.S. and Canada, and is based on the results of facility inventories, observations of spatial behavior, and interviews with staff, parents, designers and children. Developed under a multiple year grant from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, this study received a Citation for Applied Research from Progressive Architecture in 1979. Reprinted in 1983, 1985.
Harvey Z. Rabinowitz
Results of a two-year post-occupancy evaluation of four elementary schools in Columbus, Indiana, all designed by nationally prominent architects. Two of the schools contained traditional classrooms and two utilized open plan concepts. The report evaluates a wide range of technical and functional factors.
An analysis of the perception and meaning of architecture and urban design from a Gestalt point of view. The report looks at meanings associated with architecture and relates these to a visual grammar that can be used to organize meaningful architectural compositions. Highly illustrated with photographs and sketches of buildings and urban spaces.