Do You Prefer The Privacy Of Walls Or The Freedom Of An Open Workspace?

Some progressive, or at least modern, offices have been trying to go beyond the cubicle to foster productivity and creativity by designing more open workspaces. Because your space can greatly influence how you work, we’re curious: What’s your ideal workspace type?

Photo by Loozrboy.

On one hand, offices completely devoid of walls or other physical separations may encourage more interaction and collaboration. Some companies, the New York Times reports, are even designing spaces that support childcare within an open floorplan.

On the other hand, as many commenters on the Times piece stated, cubicles and four walls allow for more privacy and quiet.

Which do you prefer and where do you think you work best? Let’s hear your thoughts in the comments.

[via The New York Times]

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