Designing Early Childhood Facilities: A Guide

Designing Early Childhood Facilities highlights the connection between well-designed space and high quality programming, and helps early childhood providers, community developers, and architects plan effective spaces for young children. The guide includes an overview of design principles, a tour through a center’s functional areas, and information on materials, lighting, security, urban settings and accessibility.

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Written by: Dogan W. Arthur, Cindy Larson, Amy Gillman, Carl Sussman, and Erin Cox and originally published August 2006
Updated by the LISC National and Local Rhode Island Child Care Teams 2020

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