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English definition of “open-plan”


used to describe a room or building which has few or no walls inside, so it is not divided into smaller rooms: Open-plan offices function well for people who need to be communicating with each other all the time.
(Definition of open-plan from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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