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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.
Cohen, Uriel; Moore, Gary T.; and McGinty, Tim, "Case Studies of Child Play Areas and Child Support Facilities" (1978). Center for Architecture and Urban Planning Research Books. 30.
Center for Architecture and Urban Planning Research, University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee
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Children’s Play Areas: Military Sites, Civilian Sites, Interviews & Conclusions
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Child Support Facilities: Military Sites, Civilian Sites, Interviews & Conclusions