By Mary Bolling Blackiston, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new kind of work-environment in which professionals from different organizations share the same space while working independently has increased in popularity in Rio. Freelancers, artists, entrepreneurs and independent professionals are especially drawn to co-working spaces, as they are productive work environments away from home.
Co-working, mostly composed of young people working in the creative industries, also centers around the formation of a community of like-minded, motivated individuals who share the same values. It is about creating a unique synergy, in which individuals can exchange ideas . . .