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Hub Bay Area featured in Sierra Club Magazine!

The word is spreading on the eco/social benefits of co-working in the greenest building in the bay. Read, and enjoy 🙂

Sierra magazine

Comfort Zone | Smart Designs for Pleasure and Planet

Slag, Slabs, and Social Networks

By Anneli Rufus

What I Like
“We think of the Brower Center as more ‘art’ than ‘building,'” says Amy Tobin, the center’s executive director, noting the visible irregularities in its walls.

Lesson Learned
“There’s so much concrete that there are a lot of hard surfaces and right angles,” says Meredith Walters, the Hub’s “community builder.” “We’ve been adding soft surfaces, curves, and organic materials.”

At David Brower Center, salvaged wood becomes a bench (left); thinkers convene in the Hub’s meeting space (top right); woven wood graces the atrium (bottom right).

At the Hub, a “coworking space” in Berkeley, California, ambient sunlight plays across two dozen figures hunched over laptops at petal-shaped tables. They peer into the future while surrounded by the past.

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2009 Harvest Gala @ The David Brower Center

Hub Bay Area friend Yonatan Landau’s organization Berkeley Student Food Collective is holding a Harvest Gala

THIS FRIDAY, November 20th from 6PM-9PM
@ The David Brower Center
Tickets are still available for this delicious feast

RSVP and purchase tickets here.

A new activist center and sustainable food business is opening in the East Bay!  After a launching successful campaign to prevent a national fast food chain from securing a contract, the food movement secured 120k to open a storefront in its place.  The Berkeley Student Food Collective will open its doors in August as a local, sustainable cafe and community center.

We’re having our big bash on Friday, come support the movement!

Ticket includes:
Dinner
Live Music
Keynote Speakers
Silent Auction
and FREE Childcare

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