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Nature Revealed Through the Built Environment: Re-envisioning the Clifford A. Phaneuf Environmental Center
Master of Architecture (M.Arch.)
Year Degree Awarded
Month Degree Awarded
Clifford A. Phaneuf Environmental Center, Environmental Center for Our Schools, Forest Park, Environmental Design, Green Architecture, Passive Solar
The Clifford A. Phaneuf Environmental Center is home to ECOS, The Environmental Center for Our Schools, in Springfield Massachusetts. The ECOS program provides a chance for elementary and middle school students in Springfield public schools to experience and learn about the natural world. The built environment provides opportunities to teach about ecosystems and human connections to nature. A new design for the Clifford A. Phaneuf Environmental Center will teach students about the natural world experientially through the building’s own connections to the environment.
Kathleen R. Lugosch
Presentation Board #1
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Presentation Board #2
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