- Develop a Use program/strategy
- Determine activities and/or athletics & support requirements
- Are secure or defensible spaces required?
- What age group(s) will use the facility?
- Assess public vs. User accessibility
- Review land area requirements & orientation
- Layout facilities orientation(s)
- Prepare a list of facility uses (Commissary)(Performing Arts) & magnitude
- Discuss Public Address, lighting, audio-visual
- What is the need for multi-purpose & flexible space utilization?
- Identify special construction systems (Courts, Pools, Enclosures)
- Identify ventilation requirements by zone/activity
- Review spectator/audience considerations & equipment storage
- Understand parking needs and facility access
- Are locker facilities pertinent? Define magnitude
- Determine food service criteria/needs
- Establish budget, phasing, & time schedule