A strategy for selecting safe and low maintenance floorings in early childhood centers outdoors (Cairo, Egypt)

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Abstract

Open spaces is an essential part in Early Childhood Centers (ECCs) where children's play takes place. Children's play is associated with space concept, the attraction to openness and the sense of spaciousness, or in a few words: being free. Accordingly, the adequate selection of flooring materials for such spaces is considered the principal aspect of their workability. This paper discusses the factors affecting the choice of flooring materials in (ECC) outdoors. These factors include function suitability, safety and low maintenance considerations. The paper guides (ECC) owners and managers in Egypt to the right decisions about flooring materials choices, in order to attain a safe and low maintenance Landscape. © 2013 Ain Shams University. Production and hosting by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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Kamel, D. K. E. D., & Khodeir, L. M. (2013, December). A strategy for selecting safe and low maintenance floorings in early childhood centers outdoors (Cairo, Egypt). Ain Shams Engineering Journal. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asej.2012.12.004

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