Most people perform a lot of different tasks every day, sitting at their desks in a large open space, surrounded by co-workers. They will have the occasional phone conversation, concentrate on important tasks, answer e-mails and prepare presentations. But they will also walk around, have quick meetings and discuss daily business across desks.
To keep speech and other sounds from spreading and to minimise the disturbance of co-workers.
A sound-absorbing ceiling with good absorption qualities at speech frequencies and sound-absorbing screens dividing people into groups.
Sound propagation and disturbance between workspaces