Cohousing in the News


Minneapolis Star Tribune


Are you lonesome? How Minnesota seniors are combating social isolation
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Some individuals are finding roommates or creating cohousing communities. In Minneapolis, a new program called Vibrante offers a house on Lake Nokomis designed for four older women to share (see page 12). And several groups are working to launch ...


Business West (blog)


Laura Fitch Continues to Be a Pioneer in the Cohousing Field
Business West (blog)
It's no understatement to say Laura Fitch has dedicated her life to the philosophy of cohousing — not only through her architecture career, but because she has lived in a cohousing community for nearly 20 years. The model, which encourages ...


NET Website


Balancing privacy and community with design in cohousing ...
NET Website
Architect Laura Fitch describes cohousing communities as “privacy within your home and community at your doorstep.” Cooperative living arrangements have ...

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PBS NewsHour


Balancing privacy and community with design in cohousing | PBS ...
PBS NewsHour
Architect Laura Fitch describes cohousing communities as "privacy within your home, and community at your doorstep."

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Vita


Base Gaia, il cohousing formato cooperativo
Vita
Il progetto Basa Gaia di Milano, non è il primo progetto di cohousing di Milano, ma è senz'altro il primo nel suo genere perché è l'esito di un processo autorganizzato dai partecipanti che lo abiteranno. Il primo cohousing di Milano in realtà nasce più ...


PBS NewsHour


Cohousing communities help prevent social isolation | PBS NewsHour
PBS NewsHour
Groups in Denmark and the U.S. are choosing to live in intentionally intergenerational communities, which emerged to strengthen social ties between aging ...

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Little Village


Cohousing community breaking new ground in Iowa City
Little Village
A new housing community, Prairie Hill, hopes to bring the concept of cohousing to the Iowa City area — encouraging a greener, more neighborly living space. The development, many years in the making, broke ground in November on land in southwest Iowa ...


WUFT


Cohousing Community Brings Cooperative Living To Gainesville
WUFT
Gainesville Cohousing is, according to its website, “a neighborhood concept being built in Gainesville, Florida, with the goal of creating a cooperative, sustainable and intergenerational community.” Cohousing is a community of private homes connected ...



News
MainePublic.org
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 ...


Daily Mail


Want a happy old age? Get your friends to be your neighbours! That's just what empty nesters are now doing ...
Daily Mail
According to the UK Cohousing Network (UKCN), cohousing is defined as 'communities created and run by their residents. Each household has a self-contained, private home, but residents come together to manage their community and share activities.


TN.com.ar


Cohousing: vivir con amigos en la vejez
TN.com.ar
Una de las impulsoras del proyecto y habitante del cohousing argento es Inés Arias, antropóloga de 68 años: "Empezamos a construir hace tres años. Compartimos almuerzos, mates, lecturas, charlas y películas los fines de semana y de a poco nos vamos a ...



First cohousing community in state breaks ground
WCJB
Gainesville Cohousing is a 24 home, $5 million community designed and developed by 20 families. It's located at 4500 NW 27th Ave., and has been 5 years in the making. It's not your normal, private neighborhood. It's much more intimate and social.



HOMEFINDER: Saanich Peninsula Cohousing group seeks dedicated people
Peninsula News Review
That was the subject of an information session held by Saanich Peninsula Cohousing — a small group founded by Wittington and Tracy Mills — on Sunday, Jan. 29 at the McTavish Academy of Art building. The group has been, for the last 11 months, gauging ...


Philly.com


Philly seniors form village movement, host author of 'Being Mortal'
Philly.com
In Pennsylvania, a handful of cohousing projects are forming: Altair Ecovillage in Kimberton; Concord Ecovillage in Kennett Square; Harmony Green Village in the King of Prussia area; Three Groves Ecovillage in West Grove; and Wissahickon Village ...


Blackmore Vale Magazine


Threshold cohousing community near Gillingham, Dorset has vacancies
Blackmore Vale Magazine
The Threshold Centre near Gillingham is an established cohousing community, run by the residents, with the aim to live as simply and sustainably as possible. Cohousing enables people to have their own home at the same time as enjoying some shared ...


VRT Nieuws


Iedereen kan binnenkort proefproject cohousing starten
VRT Nieuws
do 02/02/2017 - 19:37 Belga Iedereen die dat wil kan binnenkort een proefproject rond cohousing starten en wordt daarbij voor minstens zes jaar vrijgesteld van ...
Iedereen kan binnenkort cohousingproject starten | MetroMetro België

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Il cohousing sbarca in Italia
Varese News
Da qualche mese il fenomeno del cohousing, proveniente da oltreoceano e noto anche come house sharing, dona agli anziani la possibilità di condividere la propria casa apportando così notevoli vantaggi in termini di risparmio e socializzazione.


Real Views (blog)


Senior living options evolve as America ages
Real Views (blog)
From California to North Carolina, seniors are coming together to buy land and build their own self-governed cohousing communities to look after each other and share expenses, including fees to cover the cost of a caretaker's apartment onsite.


KUOW News and Information


These families defied the odds by staying in Seattle | KUOW News ...
KUOW News and Information
Seattle is growing fast, but it doesn't have many kids. Sure, the schools are overcrowded and there are babies in strollers everywhere. But as a percentage.

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MO


Cohousing Curant: jonge nieuwkomers en Antwerpenaren samen onder een dak
MO
OCMW Antwerpen biedt nu met de lancering van Curant (Cohousing and case management for Unaccompanied young adult Refugees in ANTwerp) een extra jaar. Het cohousingproject tracht zo de brede ondersteuning te verlengen. Jongvolwassenen die ...



Listen Live Maine Public
MainePublic.org
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 ...



Saanich Peninsula cohousing plans poised for progress - News
Peninsula News Review
After 11 months, the Saanich Peninsula Cohousing group is poised to take the next step towards building new homes.

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Ateneapoli


Centro antico: gli studenti progettano una struttura per coworking ed ...
Ateneapoli
Gli studenti del Laboratorio di Composizione Architettonica e Urbana del Corso di Studi in Architettura Magistrale, affidato ai professori Giovanni Multari e Vito ...

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$5 million cohousing property to become city's first
The Independent Florida Alligator
A $5 million, 24-home cohousing community in Gainesville will break ground next month, making it the first of its kind in the city. The Gainesville Cohousing, located at 4500 NW 27th Ave., will break ground Feb. 3 and take about a year to complete ...


Mother Nature Network (blog)


​Baugruppen: It's a cooperative living concept, and it's perfect for boomers
Mother Nature Network (blog)
R50 – cohousing is a new model typology for low-cost and affordable housing offering a maximum capacity for adaptation and flexibility throughout its lifetime. Social, cultural, economic and ecological aspects have been considered equally to define a ...

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