The Open Office Debate 12/30/2019 | By Janelle Penny, Valerie Dennis Craven Editors Valerie Dennis Craven and Janelle Penny discuss the evolution of open offices, including solutions, considerations and what the future holds. Listen now >> Check out more from our open office series: Part 1: Open Office Design of Today Focuses on Choice and Collaboration Part 2: Open Office Furniture and Layout Concepts Part 3: 6 Open Office Design Tips that Increase Productivity Part 4: Future of Open Office Design Will Focus on Occupant Health and Personalization About the Author Janelle Penny Editor-in-Chief at BUILDINGS Janelle Penny has more than a decade of experience in journalism, with a special emphasis on covering facilities management. She aims to deliver practical, actionable content for facilities professionals. 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