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Answer solutions offer a range of applications, aesthetics, technology integration and adaptability, optimizing the performance of the workforce and workplace.

Features

Application Range
Refined Aesthetic
Design Principles
Adaptability

Application Range

Application Range

Range of Applications to Meet a Range of Workstyles

From open bench applications to more individual private space, the flexibility of Answer modular office workstations provides workers with the balance of both privacy and collaboration.

Answer’s consistent design language and wide range of aesthetic options ensure integration into any environment while optimizing real estate.

Answer office workstations can help organizations balance collaboration and privacy, support mobility and optimize real estate.

Refined Aesthetic

Refined Aesthetic

Many Design Options.
One Design Language.

  • Thin trim offers a clean, consistent design. Open base trim provides a lighter scale aesthetic.
  • Personal caddy provides quick access to the user’s work bag and mobile files.
  • FrameOne leg and Universal storage with FrameOne feet offer design consistency.
  • Soft edge worksurface eliminates pressure points on wrist and forearms.
  • Power and data access door integrates into the worksurface.
  • Recessed frameless glass provides a clean design aesthetic and provides access to natural light.

Design Principles

Design Principles

Ever-evolving Workplaces Present New Challenges. We Have a New Answer.

We’re more mobile, more collaborative, more social and more connected to technology than ever before. Yet we still also need to focus and concentrate.

Answer office workstations can help organizations:

  • Balance Collaboration and Privacy
  • Support Mobility
  • Optimize Real Estate

Adaptability

Adaptability

Efficiently Support the Ways People Work

Answer modular workstations are uniquely designed to help you get as much out of your real estate as possible. Supporting a wide range of planning types, Answer applications
are perfect for creating spaces that are multi-purpose, enabling you to efficiently
support the ways people work while optimizing your real estate.

Insights

Support Multi-Person Work

Observation. Multi-person work often happens at spaces designed for one –– resulting in some discomfort for all involved.

Insight. Having available space for visitors can enhance spontaneous collaboration.

Support Mobile Workers

Observation. Mobile workers are often forced to work in less-than-ideal spaces as they seek out a place to sit down and plug in.

Insight. Mobile workers need easy access to others to power and data, and the ability to secure their belongings.

Support Technology

Observation. Work environments aren’t equipped to easily support the amount of technology workers use today.

Insight. All aspects of today’s workplace should support technology tools, offering easy access to power and security.

Planning Ideas

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Answer with media:scape combines space definition with technology to provide a seamless collaborative experience in the open plan.

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With the ability to adjust between seated and standing positions, this setting keeps workers feeling fresh and focused for extended

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Nomads looking to focus on a task will benefit from this convenient touchdown space. Access to power is within easy

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Teams can do their best work in this neighborhood space designed for focus work and collaboration. Media:scape and whiteboards encourage

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Designed for resident workers within an open plan environment with a desire to increase movement and wellbeing throughout their day

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Created for nomadic workers who need a workstation that can quickly adjust to meet their work needs for an hour

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A space where workers can put their heads down and focus. Low, glass-integrated panels offer a boundary while keeping views

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With the ability to adjust between seated and standing positions, this setting keeps workers feeling fresh and focused for extended

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Nomads looking to focus on a task will benefit from this convenient touchdown space. Access to power is within easy

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The resource center provides easy access to storage lockers for personal belongings, worktools, and various office supplies.

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These nearby alternative spaces for resident workers are places for focus work, close by but away from distractions. Lounge seating

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The resource center provides easy access to storage, shared worktools and various office supplies. Ideally located near both mobile or

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Sustainability

Overview
Life Cycle
LEED Contribution
Certifications

Overview

Overview

Designing for Sustainability

We believe the only way to provide the best office furniture solutions is to ensure they’re the best products for the environment. That’s why every step of the way – through design, manufacturing, delivery and product lifecycle – we consider the impact of our work on people and on the environment and uncover opportunities to make things better.

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46 %

Up to

recycled content

71 %

Up to

recyclable

Life Cycle

Life Cycle

Materials

Up to 71% recyclable
Made with up to 46% recycled content
Answer wiring is PVC and halogen free
Answer wiring is RoHS compliant
PVC-free work surface edge banding available
PVC-free power available

END OF USE

Panel components are easily taken apart and recycled

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LEED Contribution

LEED Contribution

Steelcase supports the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED certification system with products that can contribute to LEED Building Design + Construction (BD&C), LEED Interior Design + Construction (ID&C), or LEED Operations + Maintenance (O&M) certification criteria.

Since the USGBC and its certification partner, GBCI, evaluate each project individually, the role our products play in achieving LEED certification is unique to each project.

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Answer LEED Contribution

  • Recycled content
  • Regional materials
  • Rapidly renewable materials
  • Certified wood
  • Low-emitting materials
  • Daylight and views
  • Sustainable purchasing

Certifications

Certifications

Certifications can help you choose products that are environmentally sustainable and just right for your project. Answer has achieved the following certifications:

Cradle to Cradle

Silver (Panel system)
Silver (Storage)

ANSI/BIFMA level Certified

Level 1
Level 2

SCS Indoor Air Advantage Certified

SCS IAQ Gold
SCS IAQ

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Specifications

Standard + Optional Features
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Standard + Optional Features

Standard + Optional Features

Answer Components

Junctions + Connections

  • Horizontal Frame Packages
  • End of Run junction
  • Stacking End of Run Junction
  • Inline Junction
  • L Junction
  • Stacking L Junction
  • X Junction
  • Stacking X Junction
  • V Junction
  • Stacking V Junction
  • Y Junction
  • Stacking Y Junction
  • Wall Start Junction
  • Stacking Wall Start Junction
  • Off-module Connection

Skins

  • Tackable Acoustical/Performance Tackable Acoustical Fabric*
  • Steel (smooth, ribbed, perforated)*
  • Markerboard
  • Laminate
  • Wood (single, sets)
  • Glass Windows (single pane, double pane, custom glass kit)
  • Slatwall
  • Frameless Glass Screen

*To the Floor versions of these skin types available in some heights.

Tables

  • Straight
  • Transition
  • Capsule
  • Rectangle
  • Round
  • Straight + Tapered with Soft Edge, Personal Caddy (Straights Only) + Power and
  • Data Door and Tray

Adjustable Tables

  • Airtouch: 2 different options available

System Worksurfaces

  • Straight
  • Transition
  • Tapered
  • Taper-Flat
  • Corner (flat front, dual, curved front)
  • Extended Corner
  • Spanner
  • Bullet Peninsula
  • Jetty
  • Bubble Jetty
  • Visitor
  • Transaction

System Support

  • FrameOne Legs for Universal

Table Supports

  • Cabby Leg (glide, caster)
  • Adjustable Height Leg (glide, caster)
  • T-Base
  • X-Base

Overhead Storage

  • Bin (sliding door, flat, radius, curved)
  • Shelf
  • Personal Shelf
  • L-shelf
  • Slim Shelf

Pedestals/Laterals/Towers

  • Fixed Pedestal (FF, BBF)
  • Mobile Pedestal (BF, FF, BBF)
  • Lateral File
  • Open Side Tower
  • Full Front Tower
  • Vertical Drawer Tower
  • Combination Cabinet
  • Storage Cabinet
  • Bookcase

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Global Availability

Global Availability

This product is available in the following regions:

  • Central America
  • Middle East
  • North America
  • South America
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