Hacked office furniture system lets workers sleep, farm and socialize

Offices have changed a lot recently -- cubicles and unwieldy file storage units have given way to the trend of open plan offices that can adapt to different functions, though problems like noise are causing some to call for the revival of the private cubicle once again.

But the way we work is changing -- as seen from the rise of coworkingdigital nomadism and big companies like Google propagating the idea of the "work-ground" (office as a playground). Running with this theme of flexible, fun workspaces, product design grad students at ÉCAL University created what they call Workbay Village, using a system of flexible dividers, forming spaces for office workers to nap, socialize, and even grow plants.

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