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RIAI Bookshop: The Best Schools in the World

Published: Thursday, January 26, 2012

With the RIAI’s new Post Primary School Competition underway, architects and practices might be interested in new publications available from the RIAI Bookshop.  The title alludes both to the high quality and reputation of the Finnish education system and to the buildings created to support today's educational principles and teaching methods.  This book provides scholarly views on Finnish schools and schooling along with a rich pictorial accompaniment illustrating seven contemporary school buildings. The Best Schools in the World can be ordered from Brona King, RIAI Bookshop Manager at a cost of €20. Also available is R. Thomas Hille comprehensive study Modern Schools, A Century of Design for Education (€120). Hille is an architect, designer, educator, and researcher based in Seattle, Washington. He has a special interest in school design and the architectural potential of environments for learning.  To place your order, please send your request in writing to: bking@riai.ieor Fax: 01 6628593 or visit the RIAI Bookshop.



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