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The traditional office is dying a slow, painful death

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 17 Apr 2021

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 17 Apr 2021
As a kid, I desperately wanted to work in an office. I watched people shuffling between the Wellington railway station and their high-rise offices on Lambton Quay. Whatever they did all day, I thought, it must have been important.My parents worked in the public sector and, when I visited their workplaces, I pinched Post-It notes and coloured Sharpies from the well-stocked stationery cupboards. It seemed there was a clear rhythm to working in an office. Each day, there were phone calls to make, faxes to send and meetings to attend. All...

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