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Productive design

Is there a relationship between the design of, and productivity in, offices? Frank Duffy, Matthew Bell (of CABE) and Nigel Oseland of Swanke's were not quite able to put their finger on what it really is that makes an office more productive. Bell cited research by CABE showing how educational achievement is higher in well designed schools, and that people get better faster in hospitals that don't look like prisons. Why shouldn't better designed offices produce more successful businesses? ...


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