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"A Time of Challenge: Physical Plant Administration in the People's Republic of China"
Author: Middleton, William D.
Published In: Facilities Manager
Date: Fall 1986

Reports on 1985 visit to college and university campuses in China.  Covers differences and similarities between typical Chinese campus and its North American counterparts, including landscaping, building construction, architectural style, and internal organization.  Chinese physical plant administrators face financial needs, deferred maintenance problems, outdated per-student space allocation system, and rudimentary preventive maintenance programs.  As higher education expands in China, Chinese colleagues are eager to learn and apply modern physical plant management practices.



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