TITLE

No One-Size-Fits-All Solutions

AUTHOR(S)
Linn, Charles
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Architectural Record;Jan2008, Vol. 196 Issue 1, p109
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the American Architectural Foundation's (AAF) second National School Design Institute (NSDI) in Washington, D.C., in September 2007. It is part of the AAF's Great Schools by Design program. Its objective is to show that architecture and design can improve the quality of peoples' lives. Target was the AAF's presenting sponsor for the event.
ACCESSION #
28822633

 

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