This section is from the book "Modern Buildings, Their Planning, Construction And Equipment Vol3", by G. A. T. Middleton. Also available from Amazon: Modern Buildings.
Laundry Centres should be simple in construction, entirely apart from ordinary school buildings, comprising about 750 square feet, and should have gallery or platform with desks for 42. Laundry tables, with at least 3 feet allowance per child, should also be provided. Ventilation requires special attention for removal of steam.