Acoustical design of open-planned offices

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. 139
Physical description6 p.
Subjectoffices (rooms); open spaces (interior); room acoustics; speech intelligibility; background noise; Office/Workstation design; Open-plan offices [cubicles]; Office acoustics
AbstractThis Digest examines the acoustical environment of an open office plan, and discusses its problems and the elements that can be utilised to obtain acceptable results. A design procedure follows that allows the condition at any point within an open office to be determined at the planning stage.
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PublisherDivision of Building Research. National Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Insonorisation des bureaux sans cloisons
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number983
NPARC number20325166
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Record identifier63e657e9-76af-4585-bae4-ef9bca325a37
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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