Biophilic Sound: A New Approach for Solving Open Office Noise
About this session:
Why is it that the number one problem with our workspaces has remained the same, year after year, yet has gone unsolved? According to studies, noise and distractions are the top complaints of office workers - a costly situation that triggers drops in productivity and employee well-being. This session explores experiential design solutions, the importance of designing for sound in the office, and the impact nature and natural elements can have on productivity and well-being. This session will also dive into the latest research on biophilic design and the impact on workplace productivity.
1. Understand the impacts and costs of office noise pollution on individuals and businesses
2. Learn the role nature plays in helping tame open office noise
3. Recognize the basic principles of sound, and the sight and sound link in the office environment
4. Improve employee productivity using soundscaping