Open-plan offices reduce productivity by 66%. Is sanity finally prevailing?

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I’ve never been a fan of open plan offices and according to this TED talk there is some evidence that they may be as unproductive as I have generally found them to be. http://blog.ted.com/2013/04/24/9-ways-that-sound-affects-our-health-wellbeing-and-productivity/ Update 26/5/2017 Another great article on the subject of open plan offices.