open-plan : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • s  (of rooms or buildings) having large rooms with few dividing partitions

  • For the new study, Lidia Morawska, a physicist at the Queensland Institute of Technology, and her colleagues analyzed printer emissions in a large open-plan office environment.
  • After almost a year of failed pitches, Paananen managed to convince Finnish operator Radiolinja that ring tones could help workers in open-plan offices distinguish their own .
  • To provide sunlight that reduces reliance on electrical lighting, environmentally conscious designers tend to favor open-plan workplaces over offices with doors that close.
News & Articles

  • Grand opening held for C&E Lofts
    Exeter Realty took the 96-year-old, 137,000-square-foot Chittenden & Eastman Building and turned the former furniture business into 104 open-plan loft-style design apartments.
    June 21, 2013 - Finance and Commerce

  • Zara Phillips in Times Online
    What I want is lots of open-plan space, and great entertainment and dining areas,Phillips says. "And Mike loves a barbie, so there'll definitely be one of those. I'm not planning on riding much, although I probably won't be able to keep...
  • Paul Berry in Irish Times
    It is open-plan, and bringing the garden into the living room was important. That's why these doors took time to find,says Berry. "The digging-out [to increase height] was something. I insisted on that height. The original height was awful...
  • Camilla Rutherford in
    I really wanted to live in a house that worked for a family,says Camilla, 32, who is a model (she's been on Tatler's front cover) and actress (in Gosford Park and Stardom). "But huge, open-plan spaces make it difficult to concentrate -...

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