Analyzing Spaces for Social Interaction in Coworking Space: A case study on Common Ground Damansara Heights


  • Ken Ying Cho Taylor's University
  • Filzani Illia Ibrahim School of Architecture Building and Design, Faculty of Innovation and Technology, Taylor’s University, Selangor
  • Zahari Zubir School of Architecture Building and Design, Faculty of Innovation and Technology, Taylor’s University, Selangor



Coworking, Social Interaction


Coworking is defined as people work and share the same facilities; creating social interaction to form a community. Through literature publication in Asia, most of the studies are focusing on market value and revenue; lack study on social interaction topic. This study aims to analyse spaces for user social interaction in coworking space in Common Ground Damansara Heights. To achieve the aim, it identifies types of social interaction in coworking space. Site observation and data are analysed to determine the availability of spaces for social interaction. This conclusion informs suggestion to designers and academics on consideration in coworking spaces for user to socialise.

Keywords: Coworking; social interaction

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


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How to Cite

Cho, K. Y., Ibrahim, F. I., & Zubir, Z. (2020). Analyzing Spaces for Social Interaction in Coworking Space: A case study on Common Ground Damansara Heights. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 5(13), 379-386.