Why bankers and bureaucrats should visit coworking spaces
Should bureaucrats and bankers start setting up booths in coworking spaces? Jean-Yves Huwart thinks so. The coordinator of Coworking Europe 2010 conference says coworking spaces could become hubs for government agencies and institutions seeking to reach freelance workers and start-up businesses.
The secret world of creative workspaces
Photographer Paul Barbera harboured a desire to poke around the studios of his favourite creative people. Armed with his camera, he tried a direct approach and requested permission to photograph their work spaces. Surprisingly, most of them agreed. The result is a blog and a book about the studios and offices of creative people all across the world. It’s called, simply, 'Where They Create'.
“The economics of coworking has yet to be proven”
The economic feasibility of coworking spaces has yet to be proven as a sustainable business model. Many more coworking spaces may open and close before a stable financial model is found. That’s the opinion of Richard Leyland, founder of Worksnug, who has been observing the coworking industry for more than a year.
Cohabitation leads to collaboration
Sometimes a shared workspace is just a place where individual workers coexist. But more often than not, proximity encourages interaction. The 908video studio in Berlin is one example of how cohabitation leads to collaboration.
The incubation space for coworkers
The Cube coworking space in London isn’t cube-shaped at all. That’s because the name of this intensely interactive office comes not from its dimensions, but from its ethos. Here, cube is short for incubate.
Page 24 of 26