The grid was unstructured, with inflation layers on the room and heat source surfaces, and had 530,000 nodes in the single-person office room case and 1,350,000 nodes in the open-plan
Lounge/kitchen areas are open-plan
, most with French doors to Juliet balconies.
Former United States Commerce Secretary Paul O'Neill, when he was CEO of Alcoa, insisted that the company experiment with a prototype workspace before moving to an open-plan
environment, he volunteered to use it and regularly updated employees on his experience.
CONTEMPORARY STYLING The open-plan
, modern kitchen/dining/family room includes hi-tech appliances.
Great for preparing meals without being separated from family and friends, the open-plan
kitchen boasts white gloss doors which are complemented by silver work surfaces and a stainless steel oven, hob and hood.
NATURAL WORLD The spacious conservatory, large open-plan
kitchen and green space surrounding the property on the Stella Hall development in Blaydon SECRET GARDEN A view of the landscaped gardens from the Juliet balcony of the property.
CHARACTERFUL Delightful open-plan
living areas and three bedrooms.
Previously featured in 25 Beautiful Homes magazine, the property has an open-plan
lounge with dining area leading to a courtyard garden.
STYLISH The open-plan
living area of the showhome at Braidwood Mews, above.
Beneath a radial diagrid structure--that recalls the glazed vault of Norman Foster's troubled Cambridge Law Faculty (March 1996)--the accommodation is organised into a number of terraced open-plan
floorplates that zigzag to create six full-height triangular atria.
Instead, current trends in office design have relegated 25,000,000 Americans to open-plan
office space, or "cube farms," where a sense of teamwork and camaraderie may flourish--but noise distractions and potential health hazards do so as well.
house still needs specific areas for specific tasks.