[[abstract]]The purpose of this study was to explore the spaces and equipments of living technology classrooms for junior high school. There were four objects for this study: (1) to comprehend the spaces and equipments planning of American middle school technology laboratories; (2) to understand the present spaces and equipments planning of living technology classroom for public junior high schools in Taipei city; (3) to explore the future spaces and equipments needs for junior high school in Taipei city; (4) to set up a model of spaces and equipments planning for living technology classroom in junior high school. Literature analysis and questionnaire survey were adopted to reach the purpose. The results of the study were as following: (1) American junior high school technology laboratories were divided into three kinds of areas including instruction, design and discussing area, fabrication area, and auxiliary area; (2) technology classrooms were used by most living technology teachers; some instructional media, table-top machines, and equipments were installed in the classrooms but still need to be improved; the spaces of the classrooms weren’t suitable for teaching and learning either; (3) Computers and peripheral equipments and storage spaces were the most needed in the future, and the classroom should allow at least 12㎡ per student; (4) this study has set up two models including a ideal junior high school living technology classroom and a living technology classroom model of Kuting junior high school.
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