Build your dream school

  1. Brainstorm with your group ideas.
  2. Survey the site
  3. Research (building materials, facility, heating, plumbing, and cost)
  4. Sustainability
  5. Draw a plan
  6. Communicate the plan with teacher via blog
  7. Devise a plan for presentation
  8. Draw a plan for the building
  9. Discuss innovation and research innovation
  10. Build a mini model of your school
  11. How are you going to displace students
  12. Think spaces

This assignment should represent the latest research and innovation involved in schools today for tomorrow. You have to be a forward thinker and plan for change as your school needs to stand the test of time in our fast paced world.

To help you along, you may need to talk to several experts as well as vested parties such as parents, teachers, administrator, and of course students.

Assessment:

Self-assessment

Peer-assessment

Presentation

Research

Model

Poster

Log your learning and progress

Considerations:

  1. Size
  2. Building materials
  3. Legal aspects
  4. Sustainability
  5. Usability
  6. Comfort
  7. Technology
  8. Community Influence and impact
  9. Design Theory
  10. Structural Engineering
  11. Layout
  12. Storage
  13. Parking
  14. Partnerships
  15. Budget

Your Budget:

$30,000,000

Your Materials:

  1. Paper for plan
  2. Building materials for model
  3. Paint
  4. Glue
  5. Tape
  6. Plastics
  7. Cardboard

Roles:

  1. Project manager
  2. Researcher
  3. Builder
  4. Communicator
  5. Recorder

Vision:

  1. What is the theme?
  2. What kind of school is it?
  3. What makes your school unique?
  4. How does your school fit with the clientele?
  5. How does your school promote learning?

Timeline:

  1. Create a timeline for planning
  2. Create a timeline for construction
  3. Create a timeline for moving in

Processes:

  1. What are the steps needed for build your school

Tools:

  1. Google Docs
  2. Prezi

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