Making open office space work for your business Oct 30, 2015 BDAILY | Craig Malloy Tear down this wall. Is a metaphor for – and the reality of – many changes across workplace design. It remains one of the most hotly contested work topics today, especially when the change comes to your own office. In fact approximately 70 per cent of all offices now have an open floor plan, so the shift may be unavoidable. Lifesize recently made this change in its Austin HQ, and walls weren’t the only things demolished in the process.