A phrase to encompass office cafes and office restaurants, gyms, corridors, washrooms, office waiting areas and lift lobbies. These ‘nodes’ within an office provide a shared resource that are a useful focus for social and business interaction.
Office Teapoints can be enclosed or open spaces, and the basic design approach is to ensure that the volume of use in a day or week is factored
into the design. Many businesses also have peak times in the morning and at lunchtime, and the capacities of fridges, boiled water and dish washing should be tailored to meet demand.