Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities

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New Society Publishers, 17 mei 2011 - 336 pagina's
The cohousing “bible” by the US originators of the concept.
 

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Inhoudsopgave

Introducing Cohousing
1
Cohousing Communities in Europe An Inside Look
37
Two Decades of Cohousing in North America
107
Creating Cohousing
213
Sustainability Longevity and the Cohousing Legacy
271
Afterword
302
Select Bibliography
306
Notes
309
Index
311
About the Authors
320
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Over de auteur (2011)

Charles Durrett and his wife Kathryn McCamant are award-winning architects who introduced the concept of cohousing to the US. with their book Cohousing: A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves. Charles wrote The Senior Cohousing Handbook and, together with Kathryn McCamant, has designed over fifty cohousing communities in the United States and consulted on many more around the world.

Kathryn McCamant, and her husband Charles Durrett co-authored Cohousing: A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves and founded McCamant & Durrett Architects and The CoHousing Company. They coined the term "cohousing" for which they are credited in the Oxford English Dictionary. Kathryn has designed and developed dozens of cohousing communities and founded Cohousing Partners in 2006 with developer Jim Leach.

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