CREATIVE BLOG

Welcome to samesame’s world.

Here you get to know us a bit better: about us and about our creative co-livers, about the way we co-live and co-work in our creative block and finally about our ideas on art, how we see the socio-cultural shifts and whatever-we-feel that is shaping the world.

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On a sustainable path to the future

 

We have been working hard to substantially decrease our carbon footprint, by introducing many different structural and lifestyle changes, such as the products we use, to the waste we produce. These changes apply to all apartments at SAMESAME, our food and event space INSITU and both our co-working spaces, BECO and ESQUINA.

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Samesame and long-term sustainable goals

 

Samesame believes in an eco-culture, based on values such as sharing, community, creativity, respect, and sustainability. For these reasons, we could not turn a blind eye to what is currently happening in the natural world around us. We are committed to reversing this existential and planetary crisis, by finding sustainable and long-term solutions.

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Samesame at COLIVING INSIGHTS Nº4

 

The Coliving Insights’ last edition main themes are: invest, develop, operate and scale. Filipa Meirelles, responsible for the business strategy and marketing, was invited to write on how samesame operates and how co-living can be the solution to some of the most important social, urban and environmental challenges.

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COLIVING INSIGHTS nº4 – Invest, Develop, Operate & Scale 

 

Want to learn more about the co-living industry? Coliving Insights is a research lab of dedicated coliving professionals who decided to give others a voice in an ever-growing industry. Within one year, there were published four editions. Check all of them.

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Predictions for life after the beginning of 2020

 

This year, a sanitary crisis came into our lives, challenging our reality in all its dimensions. Until a vaccine is distributed to make us feel safe again, we wonder how life will be.  

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How people from the 1900’s imagined the future and how different and similar is our current present?

 

An analysis on how accurate were the 1900’s predictions for the 21st century on transportation, energy, technology in our personal lives, cities and finally housing (spoiler alert: the co-living lifestyle was kinda of predicted). 

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What is a co-living?

 

Co-living was born from the Danish cohousing concept of the 60’s and  adapted to the current times.

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How to survive isolation in a co-living?

 

The quarantine has came. We call it creative co-rantine since it is the quarantine of our co-living lifestyle  – isolation within a creative community.

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Wiping out the lonely feeling

 

As a co-living space, we believe that social connection and being part of a community can help a lot to smooth the loneliness. Find some ideas to help you wipe out the lonely feeling!