16 Growing collaborative creative learning spaces

The case of London School of Mosaic

Roberta Comunian and Silvie Jacobi


The chapter highlights the importance of learning within the context of creative collaborative spaces. Firstly, we briefly review the literature on coworking and collaborative spaces (Gandini et al., 2017; Merkel, 2019) and address the importance of posing more questions around learning and co-learning. Here we are interested in what kind of dynamics of learning are presented and what value is placed on the potential for learning. Secondly, we explore these issues through the lenses of a case study, London School of Mosaic (LSoM). LSoM is a social enterprise that both supports mosaic production and producers ...

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