Welcome to buero-forum of the bso
'buero-forum' is the information platform of the association of the office furniture industry in Germany. It provides articles and other information about the main topics of office furnishing and office design such as
A few months ago the bso engaged the trend experts of the "Trendbüro" Hamburg (Germany) to create an analysis about the future of office work. Within the process they analyzed the development of communication, collaboration and the prospective function of offices. The results were presented at the Trendforum of the ORGATEC 2012. In addition the "Trendbüro" created a documentation which can be downloaded as PDF file here.
Often affected people are not even aware of it, nevertheless is noisiness in the office a widely spread stress factor. The negative effects are manifold. Noisiness reduces the human productivity and can lead to serious health damages. More about that issue and hints, how to acoustically optimize your office, can be found here.
More about acoustics: Specialized Paper no. 8: Office acoustics