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Identifying challenges in an idyllic vision

The dream idea of a world in which we live 15 minutes from our most needed shopping, healthcare, lifestyle and working amenities would not be a sound one without also addressing some pitfalls that we should be mindful of in this “complete neighbourhood” town planning.  Speaking specifically on the points coworking spaces would need to …

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Coworking as the cornerstone in the 15-minute City

Imagine taking control of your time…A lifestyle that isn’t driven by traffic and relying on public transport.  This appealing standard of living is real in the 15-minute City scenario. It’s not a new concept, but rather the remodelling of the name, and it’s a theory similar to that of urban diversity activist, Jane Jacobs – …

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15-minute city

We have a dream. A 15-Minute City Dream.

In September, we discuss a hot topic in #FutureofWorkandLife. Before 2020, one of the most historic years of all-time dawned, there were numerous discussions taking place about reviving local communities, lowering our carbon footprint, and the hours wasted on public transport. Now the Coronavirus has magnified these issues.   How does it work?   Cue, …

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Coworking Activists

Can the real Coworking Activists please stand up?

The power that resides within coworking hubs is massive. Motivated, forward-thinking individuals with limitless ideas seek to collaborate and solve everyday problems.  Social Entrepreneurship Stephanie Gamauf is, as she calls herself, a passionate coworking activist, involved in Impact Brixton, OurSpace, as well as Stir to Action, a worker co-operative. Discussing the power of social entrepreneurship …

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Happy Dev: Empowering freelancers and encouraging start-up’s

The freelancing journey can be a challenging one – solving issues out of the project scope, sourcing additional resources and finding new clients to ensure a steady flow of cash is enough to throw any person into a panic spin.  However, there are platforms available and communities to become part of to help navigate the …

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