Who moved my office? Some popular co-working spaces in India
Co-working spaces are a sign of the times. Catering to the ever-changing workspace requirements of professionals, businesspeople and the now-ubiquitous startup, commercial workspaces are adapting fast and offering more than just flexible rents and free coffee
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Cyber Hub Social
If there’s creative anarchy let loose, it’s here, in this film set-like space, standing out amidst the bars and restaurants behind the towering facades of glass and steel. The space pays homage to Mumbai’s chawls, and features wooden railings and tiny rooms with fading grey-green walls and exposed electric meters and wiring, and littered concrete pipes that provide shelter to the homeless. This outlet, part of Riyaaz Amlani’s Social, has a design that is radically different from the chain’s usual décor and ambience. But, like the other Social outlets, this one too has an in-house culture manager whose job is to connect and build a community, but that’s another story.