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Acoustic Design Solutions for High Traffic Offices
Large corporate offices like call centers, advertising firms and trading firms can be noisy environments. High traffic office sounds such as dozens of voices, notifications, telephone ringing, and more can make concentration and focus difficult for some employees. So the big challenge is how to lessen office noises with as little design changes as possible.
Here are 7 solutions to improve acoustic design for high traffic offices.
1. Adjacencies Should Match Energy
When dividing up an office building into different types of workspaces such as collaboration area, break rooms, cubicles, etc, you should pay special attention to the energy levels that you expect the rooms to have. Putting collaborative workspaces directly adjacent to private office spaces meant for one on one consultations can cause the noise to seem excessive when heard in the private office. The same concept is said for designating workplaces. You won't want to create a workspace for employees who need to work individually and quietly in the middle of your office area.
2. Designated Focus Areas
Collaborative work spaces and high traffic offices can benefit from designated focus areas. When people are constantly talking to people throughout the day or have a lot of tasks they must think about, a break ... more
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