Designing Spaces for Early Childhood Development Sparking Learning & Creativity

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Edited by Jure Kotnik

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The Images Publishing Group
Territory: USA & Canada
Size: 8.25 in x 11.5 in
Pages: 256
Illustrations: 400 color

RRP $49.95

  • Provides indepth examples of educational architecture and environment design for childhood development and learning
  • Expands on indoor as well as outdoor environmental designs, rather than just the kindergarten building itself
  • Provides expert commentary and insightful interpretations of each case study
  • Includes interviews with the designers who cover how they collaborated and enhanced their ideas by liaising directly with the architects
  • Highlights how the design and space helps children to shape their own personal curriculum
  • Presents in stunning full-colour throughout a wide range of case studies from around the world

Jure Kotnik is an education architecture specialist, Ph.D. in educational hybrid design from University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. As the founder of Arhitektura Jure Kotnik, he has designed kindergartens, schools and children's playground projects in many countries. As the author of several books and articles on educational architecture and design, Kotnik also works as an educational architecture consultant for various international clients such as The World Bank, Council of Europe development Bank, Steve Jobs School and others. In 2012, he was appointed as visiting professor at Ecole Speciale d'Architecture in Paris. In addition, Kotnik was bestowed the Trimo International Award 2006, Plecnik Medal Award 2008, Timber Icon Award 2016, and 2016 Europe 40 under 40 Europe's most important and emerging young architects and designers award.