Finding your quiet workplace: As offices get more collaborative, workspaces fulfill need for privacy
FARGO — Walls have come tumbling down in workplaces everywhere. Open floor plans have replaced individual offices, encouraging collaboration and maximizing square footage.
But all that openness can have its downside, especially for introverts.
Research in office design has shown a need for quiet spaces — places within a workplace that offer peace and privacy for people who want to think, have a personal conversation, or put their head down and work.
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