Our company has been expanding, and our office space has gotten very crowded. When there were several injuries due to the awkward workspace, the company president decided it was time to find a new building. He bought one, but it needed to be redesigned for our use. I was one of the lucky members of the design team. My area to design was the parking lot.
At first, this did not seem to be a great place for many design choices. Then the contractor came by, and he gave us a list of options for each space. I was amazed at how many there were for the parking lot.
Getting rid of standing water was the first important choice. I looked at all the options available, and I chose to use asphalt because it is a porous paving surface. It was a good choice and the contractor agreed. We then moved on to the decorative aspects, and those were fun to design too.