Movement and Circulation

Movement and Circulation


Circulation and movement path designed in the school building.

From the supporting literature (linked), schools should be designed in a way to control students movement, behavior, and safety. enough space for movement pattern, flexible classrooms, progressing technologies, and sustainable interior materials should be provided.

One of the main elements identified to influence student outcomes is movement and circulation.

Interior Corridors (IC)

Level of Crowding in corridors connecting classroom during class change time.

From the supporting literature (linked above), hallways and corridors as an example of circulation spaces are one of the factors impacting students. It is important that hallways leading to classrooms are not crowded at any point in time, either because of hallways’ size or time of use. Thre should always be free movement in the hallways, and with clear directions.

Proximity to Spaces (PtS)

Distances between classroom to the bathroom and water fountain.


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