Papers and Information you might need: 1.

A copy of Updated Pre-School Curriculum from DepEd (K-12 if implemented) - (This will be your basis for your classroom assignments, thus coming up with number of rooms and its capacity) 2. Organizations/ Event Organizers that support the Advocacy of protecting the rights of the Children or similar to it. (These organizations will be your subject for interviews; likewise, they might be your reference for designing your event spaces- they'll surely provide you the area of space they usually look for when holding an event, and other information you are looking for). You might as well try to base your Project's Organizational Set-up from these organizations. 3. Implemented Rules and Regulations, Laws and Ordinances, Recent Memorandum, Presidential Decree and etc. that pertain to the rights and enrichment of the Filipino Children. 4. Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) - usually acquired from City Hall (Manila) - Planning Department. (This will compose the majority of Chapter 5 - Site profile's content) 5. If you have decided or chosen a particular site based from your Site Criteria, try to acquire a copy of the site's Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) - from the property owner or from the City Hall itself. 6. Acquire the Topographic Map of your Site in Lowest Scale as possible from the NAMRIA office; this would be your basis for your Site Study; analysis for possible Flood within the site, Wind Analysis, Landscaping Benefits, and etc.. And other Maps necessary for your study. 7. Try to see the percentage/ number of Children Population within your site Location, in comparison to its neighboring Cities. So you can determine whether Manila is an efficient place for your project proposal in addressing the needs of the majority of Children’s population in the Philippines... if Manila, has low percentage of children, then your Project objective won't be viable. You can acquire such info from NSO. Though it's quite obvious, still it's better to have some data you can refer with.

Design References: 1. Ergonometric and Anthropometrics of Filipino Children Age 5-12 2. Look for design guidelines for children Institutions/ Establishments specifically for children 3. Look for modern or innovative ways of teaching for pre-school level or in all-levels if applicable... And try to incorporate such system into your design. You might as well try elearning (Internet) for children or whatever innovative learning system you'll acquire from research, then provide the necessary facility for that. 4. Information regarding Lighting and Acoustic design for classrooms made for Children can be put into consideration. 6. Interior finishes for Floorings, walls, and ceilings, that endures different forms of Children activities. 7. Green Architecture or LEED Design Standards if available for the type of development you have Things to do this Summer: 1. You can actually start with conceptualization, try to interpret your Concept through manual sketches, thus to be presented to your thesis advisor. Many Sketches the better. 2. Start reading relevant books for your Thesis, Books regarding Design Guidelines, Social Issues Analysis and solutions if deemed useful.

Sun Path analysis.. Eventually. 12. Tips: 1. 4. one step at a time. Try to post your Project and Design Objective on your wall. Let your advisor do his/her job. Never neglect any suggestion/ correction made by your advisor.Site Profile. Try to look for a prospect/ hypothetical Client for your project proposal. then start practicing your Manual Rendering. Slowly but surely. As your guiding path for your thesis work. Then try to see if they do have future plans to come up with such Project. Afternoon and Evening. and your work alone.Project Profile and Chapter 5 . 11. you'll see its importance soon enough. or Revit. Events Halls. 3. 4. Perform Site Visit. as soon as you acquired your CLUP. 10. Install all softwares you'll need for your thesis. Children Playground. 5. If you're doing Manual Drawing. Keep your Book simple yet concise 2. focus on your work. Always Eat and Sleep. etc. unlikely to be an individual. Always come up with number of questions. prior to consultation. Enjoy. and try to observe their behavior. This will surely help you on future consultations. Once a Week. 8. Institutions. From there on. 9. usually it can be an Organization/ Private Company/ Government Agency. Shadow Casting of neighboring Buildings. make it simple and concise. 10. try to observe Pedestrian and Vehicular Traffic In Morning. 6. May it be useless or random. Try to finalize your Thesis Title. You might want to start with your Chapter 3 . Do this only. 8. Never compare your work with others. when you already have picked of a final sure Site out of Three options. Make it a point to put a smile on your advisor every time you meet. Then study any of them if you have time. 7. try to come up with at least three different Titles.3. Take things slowly. 7. Perform Case studies to any similar establishments you'll be including on your thesis. Chapter 4 . Please come up with three different sites you'll be needing for site criteria. Sketchup. 5. try to make sure that your title is relevant to your project objective. Like AutoCAD. you can complete your Chapter 4-Project Profile. and other information you need. Proverbs 3:5-6 . Museums.. 6. 9. no need to rush things.Attend all events that involve Children Participation. Don't Deprive yourself. Try to interview the parents (If present) regarding their opinion and suggestion on your project proposal. Procurement of all necessary information from respective Government offices and likewise.Review of Related Literature while reading your references. Start preparing your Questionnaires for interview/ survey.

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