Revisiting the Open Plan: Ceilings and Furniture as Display Surfaces for Building Information

  title={Revisiting the Open Plan: Ceilings and Furniture as Display Surfaces for Building Information},
  author={Mark Meagher and Jeffrey Huang and David Jason Gerber},
  journal={2007 11th International Conference Information Visualization (IV '07)},
First developed by the architectural avante-garde in the early 20th century, the idea of the open plan was the result of a desire for greater transparency and flexibility in the design of interior environments. Essential to the functioning of the open plan in these early projects is the subtle articulation of differences between one part of the open interior and another. Later co-opted as an efficient means of achieving maximum density in office environments, the open plan as commonly practiced… Expand
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