|Educational Spaces No. 3 - Building Basic Education (UNESCO, 1992, 16 p.)|
|Latin America and the Caribbean|
Final Thesis by Bernhard Ritschel
Technical Vocational Training Centre for Portsmouth, Dominica
On the basis of a project for a Technical Vocational Training Centre in Portsmouth, Dominica, this thesis deals with aspects of:
- school design in developing countries;
- school buildings in the cultural and architectural environment of a country;
- the design of a school building and its social status
- research on user needs with the help of questionnaires.
This work is an excellent example of serious educational buildings planning in the environment of developing countries with emphasis on architectural design and showing a profound knowledge of socio-cultural circumstances and their influence on educational space.