Open plan


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open plan

[′ō·pən ‚plan]
(building construction)
Arrangement of the interior of a building without distinct barriers such as partitions.

Open plan

A floor plan in which there are no internal walls or a minimum number of internal walls that subdivide the space, usually at a reduced height.

open plan

A building plan with a minimum of internal subdivision between spaces designed for different usage.
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It includes an open plan lounge/diner, kitchen, bedroom and modern bathroom suite.
Will it be tea on the terrace, bubbly on the balcony or a latte in the massive open plan living area, complete with direct access on to the enormous terrace?
The proposed move is part of major modernisation programme across the Post Office network designed to make it easier for customers to do business, through longer opening hours and modern open plan environments.
The global leader in the office furniture industry surveyed 10,500 employees working in open plan offices across 14 different countries and found that only 11% of workers in open plan offices are engaged and inspired at work, 63% are disengaged and unmotivated, 37% describe their workplace as 'stressful'.
FORMAL dining rooms appear to be a thing of the past, as more and more of us opt for the convenience of open plan living.
WHERE: Postbox, Upper Marshall Street WHAT: Top floor apartment with open plan living/kitchen area, bedroom with fitted wardrobe and "Jack and Jill" bathroom.
The property has six bedrooms, three en INSIDESTORY suites, a family bathroom, cloakroom, lounge, open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge, utility room.
The move for Old Colwyn is part of a major modernisation programme across the Post Office network designed to make it easier for customers to do business, through longer opening hours and modern open plan environments.
The self-contained garden studio comprises open-plan living space and kitchenette; two shower rooms and a further open plan space.
SPACIOUS Home boasts open plan living area, four bedrooms and several bathrooms
ONE in five homeowners have taken a sledgehammer to walls in their house to create open plan areas.
The apartments have double glazing and thermostatically controlled electric heating throughout, large, open plan lounge/kitchen with oven and hob, integrated fridge/freezer and washer/ dryer.