Glossary of Office Fit Out Terms

Some common terms and acronyms that you may come across during your office fit out or refurbishment. Click on the + signs to see each definition.

A process to determine the exact space requirements and needs of an office occupier, including: storage, breakout space, private offices, meeting rooms, AV, AC, IT , alarms, access, security, etc.
Air conditioning
Reduction of noise levels between areas.
Audio/visual
A two-dimensional drawing usually showing layouts of workstations, lighting, ceilings, etc.
A three-dimensional lifelike drawing, often produced from a two-dimensional drawing using
sophisticated software or, alternatively, hand drawn.