Cohousing in the News


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Bologna, in «Porto» il cohousing per giovani
Il Giornale dell'Architettura
BOLOGNA. Il 23 settembre 2017 si è tenuta l'inaugurazione (un po' in sordina) della residenza “Porto 15”, un investimento complessivo di circa 2 milioni per uno dei rari esempi in Italia di cohousing realizzati per iniziativa pubblica. L'area è a ...


Seven Days


Living Tree Alliance Cultivates Earth-Based Judaism
Seven Days
On an unpaved road in Moretown, amid woods and meadows along Dowsville Brook, one of Vermont's newest cohousing projects is under way. It looks like the typical rural intentional community, with solar panels, wooden structures and chickens. But Living ...



Cambridge properties to open doors for eco homes event
Cambridge Independent
A community-inspired cohousing project currently under construction on Orchard Park in Cambridge – expected to be completed by June of next year – the scheme is backed by Cambridge City Council and offers a range of low-energy Swedish Trivselhus ...


ARCHITECT Magazine


French 2D
ARCHITECT Magazine
courtesy French 2D French 2D is working with 30 families for its Cohousing Community apartment project in Malden, Mass. The building includes floor plans ranging from micro-studio to three-bedroom units with shared community spaces. Construction is ...


Irish Times


Ballymun scheme to be model for affordable housing, says Murphy
Irish Times
New affordable housing scheme to be announced this week, Minister tells city council.

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West Seattle Blog (blog)


West Seattle Monday: From 'Peace' to park art…
West Seattle Blog (blog)
'TEMPORARY ART IN PARKS' WORKSHOP: Artists – if you're interested in applying for a Temporary Art in Parks grant, you're encouraged to attend this workshop first. 5:30-7 pm at Southwest Library. (9010 35th SW). MONDAY NIGHT MEDITATION: ...



Cohousing” nei locali della Cri
Il Tirreno
Infine, le altre associazioni sociali coadiuveranno la Cri di Venturina nel coinvolgimento delle persone che beneficeranno del cohousing in attività di promozione e interazione. Quella del cohousing è un'idea che la giunta di Rossana Soffritti porta ...



Beschlossen: Cohousing zieht an die Birkhofstraße
RP ONLINE
Lange war über die Realisierung des Cohousing-Projekts im Baugebiet "Am Dreeskamp" diskutiert worden. Nun gibt es eine Entscheidung: Nicht im Kaarster Westen, sondern an der Birkhofstraße in Büttgen, soll das Mehrgenerationen-Wohnen entstehen.


Real Change News


It Takes a Village: Communal housing is booming in Germany's capital
Real Change News
According to the latest estimates, there are around 450 cohousing projects in the city, making up around 10 percent of total housing. Cohousing comes in a variety of forms. Some people form cooperatives, where the apartments in a block are co-owned by ...

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Real Change News


It Takes a Village: Communal housing is booming in Germany's ...
Real Change News
When Frank and Heike Schröder found out they were expecting a baby, they knew it was time for them to move. They'd been renting an ancient apartment in the ...

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Durham Herald Sun


How LGBT elders and their advocates are keeping the closet door open in retirement
Durham Herald Sun
To avoid the social isolation that the SAGE organization speaks of, they plan to settle permanently in Durham as members of the Village Hearth Cohousing community. Village Hearth Cohousing will be built in northern Durham County for LGBT seniors and ...


La Repubblica


Bologna, ecco il primo co-housing per under 35 - Repubblica.it
La Repubblica
Inaugurato Porto15: 18 appartamenti con spazi comuni per famiglie e single giovani a 290-390 euro al mese. Un interessante esperimento di cantiere sociale: ...
“Porto 15”, progetto di cohousing in centro - TRCTRC

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QNotes


Triangle: Cohousing Progress, Center Awards, ENC Gala, AIDS Walk, Patient Training
QNotes
To that end, in late August cohousing architect Charles Durrett presented a public talk on cohousing, and in the final workshops, recommended products from door handles to solar panels and floor tiles to HVAC systems were presented to members. Features ...


Philly.com


Atul Gawande, author of 'Being Mortal,' to speak on senior 'villages ...
Philly.com
Atul Gawande, surgeon and author of “Being Mortal,” will talk about the senior village movement at a Sept. 25, 2017, televised event at Parkway Central Library.

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News
Maine Public
Architect and businessman Chuck Durrett and journalist Deirdre Fulton discuss Cohousing, which is a type of collaborative housing wher residents actively participate in the design and operation of their own neighborhoods. Cohousing residents are ...


la VOCE del TRENTINO


Disabili indipendenti grazie al cohousing – di *Mauro Baldo
la VOCE del TRENTINO
In questo caso però il cohousing diventa una grossa opportunità per chi prima di allora poteva solo sognare una vita indipendente. Infatti, con questa formula di convivenza anche chi soffre di alcune malattie o disturbi invalidanti può sperare in una ...


RP ONLINE


Chance für Cohousing an Birkhofstraße
RP ONLINE
Nachdem das Vorhaben des Vereins "Cohousing Kaarst" am Standort Dreeskamp gescheitert ist, scheint sich nun doch ein glückliches Ende für das Mehrgenerationen-Wohnen abzuzeichnen. "Die CDU hat ihr Versprechen eingehalten und mit uns ...


Madison.com


Backed by neighborhood, cohousing and circus project up for Madison Plan Commission approval
Madison.com
The new $8.3 million cohousing space at 2048 Winnebago St. would provide 64,000 square feet with 45 condominium units, 11 of which will be sold to individuals at or below 80 percent of the area median income. The rest would be sold at market rate.


Maine Public


News
Maine Public
Architect and businessman Chuck Durrett and journalist Deirdre Fulton discuss Cohousing, which is a type of collaborative housing wher residents actively participate in the design and operation of their own neighborhoods. Cohousing residents are ...



Tired of McMansions? Check out these tiny houses
The Boston Globe
The first year it seemed like a fad. The second year, a trend. And year number three? Coming to Stoughton this weekend is the 3rd Annual BIG Tiny House Festival presented by Miranda's Hearth, a nonprofit community building organization in Greater Boston.


Seven Days


An Old Street in Bristol is Revitalized With Infill Cohousing
Seven Days
She also craved the emphasis on community that is a cohousing trademark. She appreciates, too, that her ultra-energy-efficient digs are brand-new but share a street with 19th-century homes with slate roofs, wavy glass windows, wrought-iron fencing and ...



Tom Kelly: Condo financing taking dead aim on renters
The Spokesman-Review
Traditional East Coast co-op apartments and more rural-based cohousing communities are sprouting up in common suburban environments. Developers now are promoting the financial logic of building up, not out. Condominiums now will shoulder much of ...


Torontoist


Public Works: What Toronto can learn about cohousing from Quebec
Torontoist
Cohabitat Québec is the first cohousing community in Quebec and the largest in Canada. Cohousing is a movement that emerged in Denmark in the 1960s. The first communities were built in that country in the early 1970s. Since then, the approach has ...



Forums to be held on Malden condo plan
The Boston Globe
A cohousing group seeking to construct a condominium complex near Malden Square is holding two forums to inform the public about its project. The organization, Bay State Commons, has scheduled the events for Friday, Sept. 22, at the Pearl Street Cafe, ...



We Love Livermore
Livermore Independent
Picture last year's proposed high rise condo buildings being replaced by innovative, low-profile (step-back levels) Cohousing along L Street. Cohousing is an intentional community of private living spaces clustered around shared space. Cohousing would ...

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