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Community-Led Coworking Spaces: From Co-location to Collaboration and Collectivization

  • Vasilis Avdikos
  • Eirini Iliopoulou
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Part of the Dynamics of Virtual Work book series (DVW)

Abstract

Third places and creative hubs (Virani and Malem 2015; Dovey et al. 2016) such as coworking spaces, business incubators and fablabs represent new forms of collaborative working practices that have emerged along with the rise of the creative economy and the sharing economy paradigms. Workers in third places share office space, technology, information, and also they can socialize, form social bonds and professional relationships, as coworking spaces facilitate encounters and interaction through the spatial proximity of the co-workers.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vasilis Avdikos
    • 1
  • Eirini Iliopoulou
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Economic and Regional DevelopmentPanteion UniversityAthensGreece
  2. 2.Regional Development InstitutePanteion UniversityAthensGreece

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