This isn't at all a new idea. I recall discussions way back in the '70s when some put forth the notion of placing the Bridge more within the main structure of the ship. So it's hardly a new idea in JJtrek. Even in TAS they added another exit door to the Bridge and in Franz Joseph's blueprints he added a service corridor around the Bridge. In TMP they started to play with expanding the area around the Bridge by adding two turbolift ports and an extension to a docking port. Then TNG came along and we have the CO's ready room and the main conference room just off the Bridge, and who knows what else. So it's hardly a new idea. While my designs are meant to have some familiar TOS elements to them I also draw upon things I've seen in the original Trek films, the various Trek series and other SF shows and films. There are also ideas I've picked up on in SF lit as well as SF artists and illustrators through the years. Then there's also design in the real world as influence.