The sense of arrival. Psychologically, it symbolizes the completion of a journey. Excitement is present when a destination is achieved and the experience of what lies ahead is in store. Upon arrival to a church facility, people process through a series of motions as the experience of arrival is achieved. Together, site and building work to complete the sense of arrival and enrich the experience.
Here are FIVE things to consider when contemplating how to create or improve this experience:
1. Site parking and amenities establish a precursor to the architectural experience within the facility. Is parking easily found? Are you creating touch points in the parking lot for your guests and regular attenders?