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Design stores doubling as coworking spaces — Online Collaboration. The web, one observer recently argued, is transforming all our public spaces into coffee shops.

Design stores doubling as coworking spaces — Online Collaboration

Fast internet connections mean fewer of us need to go to the office, for example. Where do we end up instead? Coffee shop type environments. Online shopping, likewise, may transform retail stores into relaxing spaces to ogle products, pick up goods and, of course, down some caffeine. Universities? If you buy this argument that many types of public spaces are converging on this coffee-shop-like future, then perhaps the latest development in the evolution of coworking won’t surprise you. That’s what a handful of design and home furnishing stores are doing, inviting coworkers into their tastefully designed showrooms to work. The concept, as Shareable’s Beth Buczynski points out, is clearly an effort by furniture sellers to understand and market themselves to the growing coworking movement. Coworking - How coworking is changing how and where we work - Why Space Matters - Turnstone.

Summer coworking on the university campus. When the university semester comes to an end, and the students depart for their summer break, what can be done with all those empty campus buildings?

Summer coworking on the university campus

The University of North Carolina has a great suggestion – open a pop-up coworking space for entrepreneurial students. The temporary space, called H4, will operate until school resumes, and maybe for longer, if it proves successful. As the coworking movement spreads, the benefits of it are proliferating to new environments. For instance in a small town in the southern state of North Carolina, where a summer experiment is under way.

Chapel Hill, part of what has become known as the research triangle – comprised of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill - is quite liberal and progressive. 5 Signs That Coworking Might Be For You. The Coworking Resources Series is supported by join.me.

5 Signs That Coworking Might Be For You

Get your people together without actually getting them together. Just instantly share your screen so everybody's on the same page. No need for a plane, a projector or a sandwich platter. Just gather at join.me. As more people work via a mobile phone and a laptop computer, the traditional office has become less important, and coworking is an increasingly popular alternative. Coworking has been growing in popularity since the phrase was coined around 2005. 6 Reasons to Start Coworking. Alex Hillman is co-founder of IndyHall, a co-working space in Philadelphia, as well as an active leader in the global coworking community.

6 Reasons to Start Coworking

Mashable has written about coworking before, but in case you've missed it: coworking is a global movement of localized mobile/remote worker communities coming together to share their otherwise independent work experiences. Lots of Mashable readers are remote workers and telecommuters, independents and freelancers, and might be thinking about coworking. So you've heard about coworking, but don't quite get it yet? Some of the coworkers around the world I've spoken to would agree that it's something you need to experience to understand the value "beyond the desks. " That doesn't mean I won't try! 1) You're lonely This is the most common issue that we discover the members of IndyHall are interested in combating. Aidez un espace associatif de coworking Lillois ! Salut les moules, La Coroutine est un espace associatif de coworking lillois, auto-géré et auto-financé, où il fait bon vivre ('fin travailler, étudier, se divertir...) et qui fonctionne depuis Novembre 2010.

Aidez un espace associatif de coworking Lillois !

L'expérience étant plus que concluante, nous voulons pérenniser l'initiative et surtout la rendre encore plus accessible à tous. (pour ceux que ça saoule de tout lire, vous pouvez directement aller à "A l'aide", tout en bas :) ) Un espace ouvert à tous Je ne vais pas revenir sur ce qu'est un espace de coworking, mais plutôt sur nos "particularités". Idéalement, chacun pourra venir y puiser ce qu'il recherche mais surtout venir se confronter à d'autres profils pour s'enrichir par l'échange. Compte-rendu du 1er Barcamp Activity.

Voici, en feuilleton, les contributions du 1er Barcamp Activity du 8 novembre à Caen.

Compte-rendu du 1er Barcamp Activity

La fin des télécentres. Cet article résume le travail de l’atelier du Barcamp Activity de Caen qui cherchait à définir les tiers-lieux idéaux.

La fin des télécentres

Coworking services compris. Who Moved My Cube? The Idea in Brief Casual interactions among employees promote trust, cooperation, and innovation, and companies have devised open floor plans and common areas to encourage them.

Who Moved My Cube?

But such efforts can easily backfire. Coworkinghowto [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Les statuts de la structure et des porteurs de projets. En préambule, il faut distinguer 2 cas de figure: 1) Les initiateurs d'un espace de coworking poursuivent l'exercice de leurs activités 2) Les initiateurs d'un espace de coworking sont des entrepreneurs, dont l'activité principale est de créer et gérer un espace de coworking Association.

coworkinghowto [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Les statuts de la structure et des porteurs de projets

Infogramme - Le coworking: un modèle d’avenir pour les bibliothèques? 25 février 2010 Classé dans Bibliothèques , Coworking Ça fait longtemps que je reporte l’écriture de ce billet, comme c’est souvent le cas avec les sujets plus importants que je veux aborder. (Mon billet précédent n’en faisant pas partie!) Ten tips to make your coworking space more profitable. 10 Cool Coworking Spaces From Around the World. Coworking is an emerging trend for a new generation of workers looking to avoid the traditional 8-5 shift in a boring cubicle, or the dreaded commute.

10 Cool Coworking Spaces From Around the World

Coworking spaces have been developed by entrepreneurs, consultants, and freelance artists seeking an alternative to working in coffee shops and cafes, or the isolation of independent or home offices. Coworking spaces offer the appeal of a progressive workspace, blended with a casual cafe like feel, while still offering all of the important things you need to run your business. (high-speed internet, phones, conference rooms). That’s what makes cool coworking spaces. So here are ten seriously cool coworking spaces from around the world that offer space for less than $500/month. IndyHall: Philadelphia, PA - Committed to openness, and collaboration, IndyHall draws inspiration from start-up companies and collaborative conferences like Barcamp. The work space incorporates a cafe and state of the art meeting rooms. Slideshare. Les résultats préliminaires de la deuxième enquête mondiale sur le coworking – Hub Rocket - Espace de Coworking à Bordeaux.

Il y a 2 années. Qu’est-ce que le coworking ? Où en trouver ? Partager un bureau et plus encore. Quand une coopérative et un espace de coworking réinventent la façon de travailler. Par Les Propulseurs Le 25 mai 2011 Publié dans Pulse Par Guillaume Coulombe Récemment, j’ai eu l’occasion de découvrir un type de coopérative qu’on ne connait pas trop au Québec : la coopérative d’activité et d’emploi. Une formule qui obtient un certain succès en France. Elle permet à des travailleurs indépendants de partager à plusieurs des services qu’ils ne pourraient pas financer individuellement. Coworking : les travailleurs nomades sont chouchoutés. Coworking : les travailleurs nomades sont chouchoutés © Digital Vision Le succès est toujours au rendez-vous pour le statut d'indépendant : on compte 360 000 nouvelles auto-entreprises créées en 2010.

Le coworking : Ensemble c’est tout ! Pas facile de travailler seule toute la journée. Je ne l’avoue que sous la torture mais forcée de constater que la sociabilité inhérente au monde du travail me manque. Au hasard de mes rencontres, je découvre le coworking. Squatter dans les cafés, c’était au début assez agréable. Comme dans toutes les histoires d’amour, cette légèreté du début rimait avec liberté.

5 adresses de co-working à Paris. La Cantine, le plus connu.