I've experienced numerous facilities in my day. I would like to think that my extensive knowledge of facilities somehow sets me apart from the general population, but deep down I know that this is not the case. When it comes to facilities expertise, I'm just an ordinary girl. It's probably going to take me a while to come to terms with that.
I did recently notice that every time I step up in the facility--any facility--everybody's hands go up. And they stay there. Since all I do is win. I was oblivious to this strange phenomenon at first because I was previously distracted by the three or four visible activity spaces in the immediate vicinity. Those important destinations get me every time.
Most facilities have some sort of front desk/processing place/information center. Beyond that it really depends on the type of facility. The University of Minnesota Recreation Center, for example, has racquetball courts, a super-chic study lobby, and fitness equipment within sight of the front desk. Visitors to Coffman Student Union, on the other hand, are usually rendered speechless as they gaze upon the information desk, sleek escalators, and lounge of sophistication for the first time.
So based on these two prime examples, facilities tend to share the same basic design of .
Of course, there are exceptions to this--there are ALWAYS exceptions. But for the sake of simplicity and concluding this bloggy blog in a prompt fashion, we can ignore those exceptions and generalize freely.