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American places : in search of the twenty-first century campus / M. Perry Chapman ; foreword by Richard Freeland.

By: Chapman, M. Perry.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: American Council on Education/Praeger series on higher education. Publisher: Westport, CT : Praeger Publishers, 2006Description: xxxiv, 224 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780275985233 (hbk.); 0275985237 (hbk.).Subject(s): Campus planning -- United States -- Sociological aspects | School sites -- United States -- Sociological aspects | Universities and colleges -- United States -- Sociological aspectsDDC classification: 378.196 CHA Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Part one. A brief history of the American campus -- Part two. The seismic forces affecting the shape of the twenty-first-century campus -- Part three. The sustainable, authentic campus -- Epilogue: In search of an American campus form for the next generation.
Summary: "American Places calls for campuses to be designed, not only to heighten the quality of the learning experience, but also as working demonstrations of ways in which places everywhere can be transformed into more healthy, humane, civic environments."--Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-217) and index.

Part one. A brief history of the American campus --
Part two. The seismic forces affecting the shape of the twenty-first-century campus --
Part three. The sustainable, authentic campus --
Epilogue: In search of an American campus form for the next generation.


"American Places calls for campuses to be designed, not only to heighten the quality of the learning experience, but also as working demonstrations of ways in which places everywhere can be transformed into more healthy, humane, civic environments."--Jacket.

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