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'''Casa Robino''' or simply '''Casa''' is a small apartment in Amsterdam shared by nomadic travelers. The place is rented by [[User:Robino|Robin]] who decided to use the space as a home-base for same-minded and sometimes not-so-same-minded people. It is also called a [[nomadbase]].
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'''Casa Robino''' or simply '''Casa''' is a small apartment in Amsterdam shared by nomadic travelers. The place is rented by [[User:Robino|Robin]] who decided to use the space as a home-base for same-minded and sometimes not-so-same-minded people. It is also called a [[Nomadbase]] or a shared travelers home.
  
 
==Characteristics==
 
==Characteristics==
In the Casa ''you'' participate by taking your initiative in getting things done and making things happen.
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Visitors participate by taking their initiative in getting things done and making things happen. In other words, it is what people make out of it. It fosters a culture of [[sharing]], with community dinners, going [[dumpster diving]] and sharing sleeping-rooms. It has an intimate ''feel'' to it as it tries to enable something that is also refered to as framily, a family of friends.
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==Limitations==
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The place doesn't come with a lot of explanations on how things work. Little hints can be found around the place though. Sometimes people are not used to live in such an environment and it can take a while before they ''get it''.  
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
* [http://casarobino.org Casa Robino]
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* [http://casarobino.org Casa Robino Website]
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* [http://shareable.net/blog/every-guest-a-host-inside-a-nomad-base Every Guest A Host: Inside A Nomad-Base]. Article published on 12 April 2011 at [[Shareable.net]]
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* [http://www.delicious.com/robokow/casarobino Several blog-posts about Casa Robino]
  
 
[[Category:Hospitality]]
 
[[Category:Hospitality]]
 
{{IsIn|Nomadbase}}
 
{{IsIn|Nomadbase}}

Revision as of 14:53, 28 April 2011

Casa Robino or simply Casa is a small apartment in Amsterdam shared by nomadic travelers. The place is rented by Robin who decided to use the space as a home-base for same-minded and sometimes not-so-same-minded people. It is also called a Nomadbase or a shared travelers home.

Characteristics

Visitors participate by taking their initiative in getting things done and making things happen. In other words, it is what people make out of it. It fosters a culture of sharing, with community dinners, going dumpster diving and sharing sleeping-rooms. It has an intimate feel to it as it tries to enable something that is also refered to as framily, a family of friends.

Limitations

The place doesn't come with a lot of explanations on how things work. Little hints can be found around the place though. Sometimes people are not used to live in such an environment and it can take a while before they get it.

Links