This is one of the proposals we have submitted to SXSW PanelPicker 2020!
"Decongest the Future: An Urban Planning Approach".
Downtown-centric urban systems are problematic. The annual economic losses due to congestion are estimated at $126 billion. Additionally these systems are associated with increased cost of living, reduced quality of life, labor market skill mismatches and environmental harm.
A parallel trend is the growing demand of remote and flexible work. Working from home among the non-self-employed has grown by 140% since 2005. From 2010 to 2018, coworking spaces grew from 436 to 17,725. Currently 44% of large corporations use coworking spaces.
In our session, we will discuss a Sustainable Cowork Design. This design will align business participation incentives and will optimally locate coworking centers to decrease employees' commute times and increase labor market efficiency.
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