The Elementary School Classroom: A Study of Built Environment

Jan 01, 1971

This study, based upon the responses of 800 students and 400 teachers in the region of Greater Montreal, analyzes the physical environment of the classrooms. The spatial, thermal, luminous, and aural factors are considered. Many correlations have been found between them and the attitudes of the respondents. Correlations have also been found between the foregoing and cu1tura1, social, and other factors. It is concluded that the school populations are under many environmental influences. Further research is required to make quantitative recommendations.

Vrej-Armen Artinen (School of Architecture, McGIll University)
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Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)

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