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Everything You Need to Know About Testing Center Lockers

January 03, 2018

Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford, a full service architectural firm, located in Fort Worth, Texas, worked on an interior design renovation for a testing center in a higher education facility.

When making lockers for students dealing with high pressure situations, what kind of features are most important?

When considering the details of this kind of locker, Lucy, an interior design project manager at Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford, outlined several key features. “We went through these considerations quite a bit with our client, and with you guys (DeBourgh Manufacturing).”

Are these becoming a staple of design in universities and colleges? “I think they are,” Lucy agreed. “We even see single-use locks becoming more common in offices and health care situations. As real estate becomes more and more important, furniture companies are even offering these options.”

Right now, some of the more technologically advanced locks are good but don’t interface as easily as they could with users or internal systems. Lucy anticipates that will improve in the future, as well. Rather than having to compromise design for the sturdier locker, she expects that the trend toward durability will also merge with the decision to create more aesthetic lockers, too.

The biggest questions will be how to combine the efficiency of the testing center lockers with aesthetics, and to incorporate the more advanced technologies into these spaces, so that becomes an established approach, and not a risky decision for these universities. Nobody wants to be the first to try out the newest technology.

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