The History of the Cubicle

By Deane Barker on March 9, 2006

Trapped in cubicles: I’m glad he’s sorry for what he did.

Robert Oppenheimer agonized over building the A-bomb. Alfred Nobel got queasy about creating dynamite. Robert Propst invented nothing so destructive. Yet before he died in 2000, he lamented his unwitting contribution to what he called “monolithic insanity.”

Propst is the father of the cubicle.

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