Impact of occupant density in the commercial office workplace

01 Jan 2015

James Holth was one of two research scholars from the Victoria University of Wellington summer scholars programme that Studio Pacific hosted over the summer of 2014/2015.

James conducted research into the performance of the new ‘dense’ office fitouts. Since the 1960s office workplaces have become increasingly open plan, rather than cellular and more recently the space allocation per person has been reducing. James’ research investigated how this development impacts on productivity, new technologies and changing workplace demographics, and whether management strategies render other issues with density irrelevant.

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