Libraries, coffee shops and meeting rooms are great places to get stuff done!
We also like to use the vast amount of parks that we have in our cities across the world - they are places of inspiration.
Coffee shops have all the amenities that we need; desk space, comfy seats, wi-fi, plug sockets and often, cool music! What if we could integrate the two?
London has 38% green space and Berlin has 42%. New York and San Francisco also have plenty with almost 20% each.
When you need to get a report done, read your textbook or have a group meeting, would you use somewhere such as Central Park, New York or Regents Park, London to complete it?
Group areas and personalised areas for specific people could be thought about.
We could also explore part-shelters or enclosures whilst trying to stay away from simple sheds and smoker-sections.
An example of a fascinating and practical meeting place is the Sony Centre, Berlin http://tinyurl.com/cdubm5x
'Natural surroundings reduce stress and tension' - research shows that working outside has great benefits! http://tinyurl.com/ag5sqau