[KwartzLab] Getting a larger space, renting storage rooms for members -- thoughts?
doug at moens.org
Fri Nov 16 11:07:12 EST 2012
Thanks, Seth. You're not the first person to recommend that we look at
Artisan's Asylum. I'm now motivated to check out their web site, and
yes, email introductions would be appreciated.
Columbus Idea Foundry is another organization with a similar setup,
but I haven't had any contact with them, either.
On 16 November 2012 11:02, Seth Hardy <shardy at asymptotic.ca> wrote:
> you might want to consider the model from artisan's asylum in boston - they
> have a large area set up for individual studios for renters. the smallest
> ones are cubicles, and the top-end ones are actual rooms. different groups
> with different needs can set up their areas how they want - for example, one
> group has a bike shop set up in their open area.
> it seems to work out pretty well, allowing people to have their private
> workspace but still be a part of the larger community and have all the
> communal tools and shop spaces under the same roof.
> it's such an incredible space - i highly recommend looking into it and
> taking their successes/failures into account if you're interested in getting
> more space and moving in that direction. i can provide email introductions
> to people there if you'd like!
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 7:36 PM, Ben Brown <ben at kwartzlab.ca> wrote:
>> As we're looking for a new space, we're exploring options about getting
>> a larger space than we need, but renting out large storage areas to
>> members (and friends of the lab) for projects. We'd like to gauge what
>> sort of monthly income we can generate that can go toward rent of this
>> larger space.
>> Just off the top, who would be interested in say, renting a 8x8' space
>> for $100/mo to keep large projects in? (aside from me).
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