I found these 2 quotes today, which apart from being beautifully written, could have been penned yesterday
The renewed rise of individuality as a value and the great diversity in what one may be required to do in an office does not allow a continuation of sterile uniformity with status as the only definition.
The business of people talking to each other in offices is a very serious consideration. It is by far the most expensive achievement of offices: the grouping of people that allows conversational exchange.
(I have a few copies of this book available, so let me know if you want a copy, first come, first serve)
Herman Miller continues to think about human centred design with Living Office