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What's a hub and spoke office style?

Microsoft does this AFAIK and it's where you have many private offices flanking shared meeting spaces. You can actually close your door and focus, then pop-out for an impromptu session with coworkers on a white board.

Central collaborative areas with offshoots of private offices. I've worked in one in the past with a common area and ~4 3 person offices attached, and it was pretty great.

It's a style recommended by the book Deep Work

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