Simple built-in to create a mudroom and/or storage anywhere from an entry, to kids room or in a laundry room by adding shelves or a deeper bench for sitting. Put drawers under bench or have the seat lift up to store things.
I wonder if I can sneak this in to our house plan? Canine Refreshment Station or "The Doggie Bubbler" - This might not be a bad idea in daycare, maybe a bigger sink. Easy to fill up, easy to drain, can't tip over.