Noisy office? Savvy space management controls the flow of sound in open offices

As open-plan offices get more common, companies are looking for ways to help their staff control noise more sensitively

There is an old saying in theatre that the best kind of sound design does not draw attention to itself.

In the realm of the workplace, this certainly rings true.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 07, 2018, with the headline 'Sound advice for the office'. Print Edition | Subscribe