Hearing is, of course, one of our basic senses. And well-adjusted acoustics are among the most frequently mentioned parameters for a good work environment. So we’ve chatted up Iveta Králová from Saint-Gobain Ecophon regarding both noise and silence in offices… and even the acoustics of company toilets.
How should the ideal meeting room look? What’s an absolute must to have in it? And what definitely shouldn’t be in it? We turned to the main partners of the Meeting Room of the Year contest with these questions. They answered us with this advice and experience:
Are you one of those people who can’t type a word at work without their headphones, and who build walls of music in open-space offices? Or do you prefer absolute quiet mixed with an occasional word with your workmates? Read on for a probe into the musical worlds of office souls.
Up to 87% of our live is spent indoors, most of it in the office. Our nature, however, continues to draw us to nature. Habitat Soundscaping uses acoustic engineering to bring the comforting power of nature in the office with help of the modern technology.
What are the benefits of coworking? How will offices be different in the near future? And how does building digitalization come into all this? We asked Šimon Opekar, who works as a manager at the office furnishing specialists Techo, and who is also the co-founder of the TechoCon international conference. This year’s TechoCon is coming up this September.