The environment-behavior research on life and space in the Swedish Preschool

Masayuki Sato*, Asuka Yamada

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This paper clarifies life and the space in Swedish Förskola(Preschool) . Following points emerged: 1) The number of preschools people in Sweden is less than that of Japan. 2) Children in Förskola have a lot of one person scenes, the place and time zone contain a lot of diversities. 3) The reason why the scene is a lot of, are i)the area per person is very large, ii) Arranging the room is various and iii)The child care stance where the staff sees various groups is taken. It can be said that the examination of "Area for each activity" is necessary for thinking about the child care environment maintenance at the future.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-265
Number of pages5
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Issue number32
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Feb 1


  • Day nursery
  • Kindergarten
  • Preschool
  • Sweden Förskola

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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