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Tod Schneider's Safe, Healthy, and Positive Environmental Design (S.H.A.P.E.D.) for Schools, Brief Overview
Produced by Tod Schneider - 541-343-6813
Copyright 2008 Tod Schneider All Rights Reserved
1. Prisons make lousy schools.
- Healthy environments and people, and
- Positive academics and behavior
3. Safe environments
Draw on Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (C.P.T.E.D.) fundamentals (natural surveillance, access control and territoriality), security technology, analysis and planning. Focus areas include:
- Risks between home and school
- Physical design, density, scheduling, and use of space
- Integrated electronic locks, alarms, cameras, and communication devices.
4. Natural surveillance
Photograph of a school surrounded by hills.
5. Natural access control
Photograph of two entrances into schools.
Photograph of mural and picnic table
7. Photograph of a bay for a photo opportunity.
8. Home to school and back again
- Mass transit
- Bike and walkability
Photograph of highway
Two photographs. One of visitors sign and one of a bus with colored signs for recognition by small children.
10. Fortress versus sprawl
11. Aerial photograph of large high school campus and second aerial photograph of the same high school color coded from the roof.
12. Photograph of entrance to school
13. Windows - light, protection, surveillance, escape
Photograph of opened window.
14. Picture of various door and window screens
15. Photograph of main entry and office of a school
16. Main entry
Photograph of main entry to a school
Photograph of entry to a restroom and two pictures of various types of entries into restrooms
18. Integrated Security Technology
- IP based
- Mass notification
- Hard-wired, POE, EOP, wireless
- Access control
- Intercom and PA systems
- Intelligent, high definition video
- All integrated, with crisis plans and drills
19. Healthy environments
Draw on Public and Environmental Health, Building Codes, nutrition, and related fields. Focus areas include:
- Green building, energy efficiency and environmental awareness
- Disaster prevention - building and fire bodes
- Personal health care
- Nutrition, medical, dental and mental health care
- Exercise opportunities
- Protection from toxins in air, water, grounds, or construction materials
20. Photograph of students in a cafeteria
21. Positive environments
Draw on positive behavior support, second generation C.P.T.E.D, and related fields. Focus areas include:
- Positive culture
- Positive academic climate - demonstrably relevant, engaging and effective
- Behavior support and connectivity - boosting empathy, a sense of belonging, mutual respect and responsibility
- Functional design - density, scheduling, design, placement and use of space, furnishings and equipment support desired behavior
- Visual reinforcement - conveys messages reinforcing positive culture.
22. Connectivity and the Affective Environment
Alienation versus connectivity
Photograph of students
23. Photograph of a chalkboard outlining today's events.
24. Photograph of a fence with student artwork hanging on the fence
25. Photograph of a fenced area for bike storage
26. Photograph of a tow truck in a parking lot with students
27. Photograph of students in computer lab
28. Visual Reinforcement for Positive Behavior
- Empathy for others
- Mutual respect and support
Photograph of bulletin board and drinking fountains