The open plan office can be a disaster for your brain
Be inspired by Utrecht University’s cognitive science professor Stefan van der Stigchel webinar about how open plan offices can be a disaster for your brain’. Stefan is the author of the best selling books "How Attention Works’’ and "Concentration". He also researches the ways our attention and visual consciousness work together to give us our interpretation of the outside world.
In defiance of many years of design trends in office building, Stefan says that, “Working in a noisy environment has great effect on your ability to concentrate. The open plan office can be a disaster for your brain”.
But how does one design an open office environment without catastrophic consequences?
In this on-demand webinar, Stefan van der Stigchel will discuss:
- Concentration and acoustics
- Well-being in open office environments
- Design of large office environments