He says:The booth plays at least two roles: the obvious - a dedicated space where travellers can natter; and secondly a creative yet subtle reminder of the social norms for this space. Knowing and helping people understand what is acceptable behaviour can be especially challenging when the travellers that use this space hail from such diverse cultural backgrounds.

Here’s an interesting spot by Jan Chipchase – a booth he found in the SAS lounge in Copenhagen airport to make mobile phone calls. He says:

The booth plays at least two roles: the obvious – a dedicated space where travellers can natter; and secondly a creative yet subtle reminder of the social norms for this space. Knowing and helping people understand what is acceptable behaviour can be especially challenging when the travellers that use this space hail from such diverse cultural backgrounds.

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