BUROLANDSCHAFT - Office landscaping, a German idea developed in the Open plan, but organic, communicative, democratic. The site this diagram is pinned from is a neatly designed basic resource on office history.
buro landschaft: 'The “bullpen,” Mayor Bloomberg’s openplan office on the second floor of New York’s historic City Hall building. Bloomberg’s desk, configured with multiple computer terminals, is reminiscent of Wall Street trading floors'
That light fixture was probably expensive, but I saw a cheesy woven light shade at a garage sale I could've painted black and it would have looked just as cool. Next time I see one of those things I'm going to buy it.