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    Area Student Still Lost in Rapson Hall

    Aaron Westre Oct 2 '06 7

    Why is it that, after wandering around this building for over 5 years, I can still get lost?

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    (south, west, north, and east basement corridors in Rapson Hall)

    As you can see, the basement of the old part of the building is truly problematic. It's got a perfectly symmetrical plan. The same enameled block on all the walls. There's almost no indication of location here. I've even gone around one full circle before finding the classroom I need. Truly a dumbfounding experience.

     

     
    • 7 Comments

    • treekiller
      Oct 2, 06 2:20 pm

      use the sun to navigate by.

      Stides
      Oct 2, 06 3:31 pm

      Graffiti

      liberty bell
      Oct 2, 06 3:56 pm

      Those pics are hilarious! Thanks for showing them.

      myriam
      Oct 2, 06 5:00 pm

      Ha! It would be too rad if some renegade architect (*ahem*) ran around and tagged each wall with "NORTH ELEVATION" and "EAST ELEVATION" etc etc!

      Aaron WilletteAaron Willette
      Oct 2, 06 5:12 pm

      draw arrows on the floor tiles with lipstick, like in Labrynth.

      treekiller
      Oct 2, 06 7:57 pm

      unravel a sweater and follow the yarn back to your desk. or drop some cheese curds on the floor (instead of crumbs).

      sp8zzz2
      Nov 18, 06 9:40 pm

      Doesn't look like much has changed down there. I've been graduated for almosty 20 years and I only have to remember one elevation to refresh my memory. On the otherhnd I was able to figure out which stairwell I was in by some landmarks. The one I remember most vividly is the staiwell with the entrance to the tunnel under the moat. Are there still civil defense crackers in there?

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