Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

Strategic planning (83)

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Inspection and Improvement of Security in School Facilities: Research Report Concerning the School Facility Security Measures Inspection/Improvement Manual

Discusses security measures in schools, and how schools and municipal offices address and promote them.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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For Functional Improvement of School Facilities for Disaster Prevention Investigative Research Report on Disaster Prevention Capability at School Facilities when Utilized as an Emergency Evacuation Site

Reports experiences of evacuees in school facilities used as an emergency shelter, and reports results from an investigation about disaster prevention capacity in school facilities serving as evacuation points Discusses basic ideas on how to improve disaster prevention capacity in school facilities
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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Case Studies Concerning the Development of Barrier-Free School Facilities

Provides a guide for developing maintenance plans, and introduces 8 examples of barrier-free measures for schools and other types of public buildings in Japan. Provides examples of regulations promoting barrier-free measures.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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Case Studies of Seismic Nonstructural Retrofitting in School Facilities

Introduces examples of seismic retrofitting on nonstructural members of school facilities that could be identified and implemented through daily inspections. Examples illustrate the conditions of damages from previous earthquakes, as well as retrofits and they are supported by photos and figures.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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A Collection of Exemplary Design of Elementary and Junior High School Facilities

Introduces examples of five elementary schools and five junior high schools that demonstrate the use of the revised Guidelines for Designing Elementary and Junior High School Facilities in Japan.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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A Collection of Exemplary Design of Kindergarten Facilities

Introduces examples of five kindergartens that clearly demonstrate use of the revised Guidelines for Designing Kindergartens in Japan.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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Aiming for Environmentally-Friendly Facilities (Eco-Schools) Renovation at Every School

Presents the basic philosophy and procedures for renovation projects and includes case examples of individual schools and school installation personnel that are making efforts to create advanced eco-schools to contribute to the promotion of eco-school renovation for existing school facilities.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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Guide to the Creation of a Strategic Campus Master Plan: Aiming for the Creation of Attractive Campuses with Unique Characteristics-

Presents the process and examples of developing a campus master plan (new plans and revisions to existing ones).
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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Protecting Children from Falling and Tumbling Objects due to an Earthquake: Guidebook for Earthquake Protection for Nonstructural Elements of School Facilities-

Presents the procedures, issues and existing literature related to earthquake resistance for nonstructural elements in an easy-to-understand manner and. Based on the Research and Survey Report Regarding Earthquake Resistance Inspection for School Facilities' Nonstructural Elements (Architectural in Japan), it includes damage due to large-scale earthquakes in recent years, and discussions with schools.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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Anthology of Ideas for Creating New School Facilities - Achieving Fulfilling Educational Activities and an Enriched School Life-

Presents examples of innovative facilities, based on innovations implemented in some schools. Introduces 30 ideas for interested parties when building new elementary or lower secondary schools, or extending or renovating schools.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan