Working Even Smaller
Greater utilization of office space and smaller footprints have become real estate priorities for many companies and beyond containing occupancy costs organizations are also designing office space with a goal to be more open and collaborative. The average work space allocation has been getting smaller for a few years now, a response to the new world we work in: more mobility, more collective work and the increasing use of group spaces. As a result the benching trend has arrived. Bench configurations feature side-by-side and face-to-face applications for multi-person collaboration and individual workers. Benching might not be conducive for all organizations or specific functions within a company. The whitepaper from Haworth below outlines the most effective applications for benching.