I thought I'd share a parti diagram (this link is great by the way) for a new project I'm working on. We'll use this as a guide for future design decisions - it's basically the 'big idea'. As we start to get into the campus, referring back to this will keep us in check to make sure we continue along this path of design intent. Unless of course everything changes. In that case, we call that a LGSO - Looks Good, Start Over. It happens more often than you'd think.
As you can see, the diagram covers a lot of area. Here's a closer look at our site: