(Last Updated on : 04/01/2012)
For the greater purpose of contributing to humanity vastu shastra lays some simple tips while constructing the educational institutions.
The main roads should be placed in the east or in the west direction. The entire plot should be right angled in shape. The main entrance should be in the east or the north-east but never placed in the south. The main construction should be in the southwest, the south or the west zone of the entire plot.
The office of the institution should be in the south-east direction and the doors should be placed in the north or the east direction.
The dimensions of the class rooms should be 1:2 or 1:1. The black board should be put in the west. The platform of the teacher should be at least 1.5 to 2 feet high.
There should be no beams or cross beams in the class-room. Unnecessary gravitational force due to these beams can be avoided in this way. The entrance of the class-room should be in the east, the north or the north-east direction, it should not be placed in any corner. There is no harm if the staircase of the building is taken at other places than the north-east corner.
The laboratory should be in the west and its door should be in the east. Staff-room should be located in the north-west direction. Toilets should be situated in the west or in the north-west direction. Underground water tank should be constructed in the north-east or the north direction.
The colour of the walls should be white, cream or light blue. The flooring slope should be towards the east.
The Principal's cabin should be situated in the south-east, the west or the south-west direction. However, the entrance gate should be placed in the east or in the north-east direction.
Dead stock rooms should be placed in the west or the south-west direction.
The meeting hall should be located in the north with entrance doors in the east direction.
Play ground should be placed in the east or the north direction.
Boring or well should be located in the north-east direction.
The admission room and the cashier's room should be placed in the north or the east side of the office.
Stationary should be kept in cupboards which are placed in the south or the west direction.
The library should be in the west direction.
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