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February 20, 2010, 9:49 pm

The Facebook Learning Commons (a real place)

I was flipping through the current issue of Fast Co and I stumbled upon this photo of the Facebook workspace:

Facebook_commons
 

Watch the video here and pay attention to the physical workspace. It seems strangely familiar… like something I have seen before:

GT_West_Commons

And here too:

CSUCI

Maybe Facebook learned something from the evolution of academic libraries? 

Collaborative workstations. Comfortable sitting areas. Cafe. Inspiring environment. Watch the video, it reminds me a lot of Georgia Tech. Same tone, energy, and clientele.  Their spaces look a lot like a modern academic library.