[Discuss-sudbury-model] Kfar Saba democratic school wins a citation award

From: David Rovner <rovners_at_netvision.net.il>
Date: Mon Jan 20 14:06:01 2003

Congratulations (Mazal Tov) to Kfar Saba democratic school.

"About special architectural school building design for democratic
schools" -- what do you think of this issue/topic/subject?

~ David Rovner

----- Original Message -----
From: "Yishay Mor" <yishaym_at_yahoo.com>
To: <democratic-schools-israel_at_yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, January 20, 2003 2:17 AM
Subject: [democratic-schools-israel] Mazal Tov to Kfar Saba democratic

> Kfar Saba Democratic School's design has won a citation award by
> http://www.designshare.com/
> About design share:
> " DesignShare is an online journal, forum, and library of school
> designs. The site fosters best practices and innovation in schools from
> early childhood through the university level. More than 20,000
> architects, planners, educators, and facility decision makers visit the
> site each month"
> From the award report:
> " The Democrat School is a twelve year grade school, starting at the age
> of six years old up to eighteen years old and includes matriculation
> exams. The school is located in the heart of an orchard, as part of an
> agriculture farm in the eastern side of the city.
> Democracy is everywhere. Each individual student get special attention
> and an emphasis is put on Personality rather than Technologies. The is a
> Parliament - the heart of the school. The decisions are made by students
> and staff who have equal votes. The openness of ideas is reflected in
> the openness of the design. Volumes, open and closed spaces, a variety
> of areas, hierarchy of size, scale and flexibility were the means to
> achieve this atmosphere. The school is environmentally friendly, with
> wooden roof construction and natural materials."
> http://www.designshare.com/awards/review.asp?project_id=154
> - Yishay
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Received on Mon Jan 20 2003 - 14:05:11 EST

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