Angela Valavanis is the founder of Creative Coworking, which opened 7 years ago in Downtown Evanston. She recently expanded to Edgewater, opening a second location at the historic Colvin House.
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Co-working in Sevilla
@ VOL 12
ON APR 12, 2012
Working from home in your pajamas without seeing anyone is a reality for many freelancers, and WorkInCompany wants to offer these people something different. This presentation covers the idea of sharing an office with others -- or "co-working" -- in Sevilla. (in Spanish)
Designing for Historic Context
BY DAVID MAYO
@ VOL 14
ON OCT 16, 2014
David Mayo, architect at De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop, discusses the need to respect the characteristics of historic neighborhoods when designing projects and continue the story while being unapologetic to our place in history.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 18, 2015.
Ice House on Main - Heritage Preservation in Support of Community Development
BY JOSE QUINTANA
@ VOL 10
ON FEB 28, 2017
Jose Quintana discusses AdventGX's heritage preservation model - a process that leverages a community centric mix of entrepreneurship, the arts, and science in support of the development of sustainable heritage preservation. The model is market demand driven along three sustainable development vectors: financial, social and environmental.
This conservative approach to community development uses behavioral and experimental economics to mitigate risks and lower barriers to entry when embarking on new heritage preservation initiatives, not only in underserved urban communities but also in rural settings where heritage based assets are particularly important contributors to quality of life improvements.
When Are They Going To Put A Roof On That Thing?
BY MARK HEINZ
In 1933 Elizabeth (Betty) Wiley Dunlap and her family traveled from Knoxville, TN to visit the Chicago World’s Fair. What they experienced there inspired one of the first Modern Residences in Knoxville. Mark Heinz delves into the history surrounding this historic house and shares some the steps he is taking to make the house a home for his family.
De Idea a Negocio con Impacto
BY MAKARENA LUCERO
@ VOL 1
ON OCT 04, 2017
Makarena Lucero es co-fundadora y CEO de Esc Working. Nos contó de su comunidad de emprendedores, empresarios y profesionales, potenciando el desarrollo, la colaboración y el crecimiento del ecosistema de emprendimientos a través de un espacio de trabajo innovador, dinámico e Inclusivo.
Balancing Work and Life: The Founding of a Co-Working Space
BY STELLA CHEUNG BOYLAND
@ VOL 45
ON MAY 08, 2018
Andrea and Stella met in architecture school and later developed a co-working space that enables them and others to achieve the best work-life balance. Follow their journey and hear their insights into work, family, and happiness.
A brief photographic history of one block in downtown El Paso
BY JOEL GUZMAN
@ VOL 16
ON JUN 29, 2017
Amatuer historian, Joel Guzman walks us through history via historic photos that reflect the changes that have occurred in the block bounded by Main, Oregon, The Bataan Trainway and Mesa.
It’s Ok To Sometimes Feed Your Kids Cereal For Dinner
BY CARLI DIXON
@ VOL 37
ON DEC 13, 2018
Carli Dixon is the co-owner of The Brightside and co-owner of Freezeframe | Bloombeads flower preservation also located in this building. She has lived downtown ever since coming home from college, and currently lives in South Park with her husband and two kids. Her favorite recent quote is one from her son’s paper about the 1913 Dayton flood, in which he wrote “Many businesses had to shut down completely because of the damage. But some stayed very strong like the core values of Dayton. That’s what makes us very special. We are people who work for what we want, need and is right.”