Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

Strategic investment (312)

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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
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Seismic Retrofitting Quick Reference School Facilities that Withstand Earthquakes: Examples of Seismic Retrofitting

Describes the importance of seismic retrofitting and its applications, for those who are not specialised in architecture or engineering.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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Barrier-free School Facilities Promotion Guidline

Provides guidance on planning and designing barrier-free school facilities.
Categories: Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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Guidelines for Promotion of Earthquake-Resistance School Building

Presents the basic concepts regarding earthquake resistance of school facilities, how to develop an earthquake resistance promotion plan, and how to evaluate an earthquake-resistance project on the basis of results from a priority and diagnosis surveys.
Categories: Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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National Subsidy Program for Expenditures on New Construction and Expansion of Present School Facilities in Japan

Introduces the National Subsidy Program for expenditures on new construction and expansion of present school facilities in Japan. Legislation on reconstruction, renovation and construction of schools is also provided.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: Japan