Making Waves (a series of twelve) - #7 Shut Up!

Open plan offices are becoming more and more popoular as collaborative freelance work and large frequencies of people are used within the same room - this can be problematic in understanding each other and missing important information as well as at the same time, being disrupted by conversation between people can be a cause for decreased concentration.

These can be designed with a lot of reflective surfaces and poor treatment between rooms with low end suspended ceiling systems for example, there are multiple ways in which you can soundproof an office.

iKoustic speak to StrayFM in what to look out for.