Design Guide: Recreation Centers - Individual Space Criteria - January 1976
4-3 LARGE GROUP ACTIVITIES (continued)
(1) Function. The platform serves as a focus
during large group activities and as supplemen-
Platform Dressing Storage Loading Recmobile
tary seating during demonstrations or exhibi-
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tions in the round and as small group activity
space for meetings, card playing, etc.
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Activities consist of speaking to, performing
for, or being watched by a large group;
equipment being stored or received from
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outside; set construction and movement;
scenery and prop preparation and storage;
(4) Relationships. Because of its functions,
the platform is the focal point of the central
(2) Participants, Panelists, speakers, instruc-
program area and should be encircled by it,
tors, and large and smaII group performers to
much the same way that the central platform
include dance bands, choruses, etc.
area is encircled by smaII group activity areas.