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BT Lawyers Stand Up with Ergosystem

Brisbane based workstation specialists, Ergosystem have completed another fitout for legal firm BT Lawyers, incorporating Sit to Stand workstations in a simple yet innovative way to achieve their client’s requirement.

BT Lawyers Stand Up with Ergosystem


October 30th, 2015

Engaged to help craft a versatile workplace fitout for legal firm BT Lawyers, Brisbane-based workstation specialists Ergosystem have created a flexible and resolved space incorporating sit-to-stand workstations in a simple yet innovative way to achieve their client’s requirement.

“We wanted more space,” explains BT Lawyers’ Lucinda Gough. “Privacy and acoustics were also essential due to the nature of our business yet difficult to achieve in an open plan environment. Ergosystem addressed all of our requirements and we love the result.”

“Lucinda’s brief outlined concerns not uncommon with workstation fitouts,” says Ergosystem’s Derek Stansfield. “Adding a sit-to-stand system would normally exacerbate these problems yet it actually worked in our favour.”


Each workstation has a “cubby’, which acts as a divider between paralegals and also provides storage. The levels are ergonomically set to the users’ sitting and standing height, enabling additional work area too.


Rather than build tall partitions we fitted each cubby with a planter unit to remove the line of sight. Plants have known air-cleaning qualities and are much nicer to look at than a barren screen.


Removing line of sight is also a key to good acoustics. The configuration is designed to project noise outwardly to void areas. On perimeter walls acoustic artworks have been hung to dampen sound reflection. Each cubby unit is also acoustically treated internally to reduce echo. The external side is treated too and serves as a pinnable surface for the neighbouring workstation.





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