Comunidade é vital para a solitude
Aos 40, Karen Hester ansiava equilibrar duas necessidades humanas fundamentais: viver em comunidade e, ao mesmo tempo, saborear sua autonomia individual. Não era apenas ela. Algumas pessoas amigas e famílias com crianças que ela conhecia também tinham o mesmo desejo. Juntas, elas criaram a Comunidade Temescal Creek em Oakland, Califórnia. …
Is the housing or community you dream to create illegal?
If so, your community is ripe for zoning reform — What’s in this post: How creating better housing solutions has become illegal and the organisations that are working to reform these laws What is zoning reform and how can it be done: Zoning Advocacy by Orange Splot Article: Making Big Sense of Small Homes Podcast: Creating vibrant, community-oriented housing with Eli Spevak of Orange…
As progressive homebuyers long for greener and friendlier ‘hoods, Arizona’s “co housing” communities are catching on. Just don’t dare call them “communes.” BY JIMMY MAGAHERN Published by: Phoenix Magazine, December 2007 They don’t watch “American Idol” out in Wind Spirit. In fact, out in this tree-covered desert oasis located about…
I am encouraged that the movement is growing
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/sunnyside-village-cohousing-schemata-workshop-and-green-canopy-node-team-up-to-build-an-intentional-cohousing-community-301612232.html I like the way that article describes the benefits and the appeal: Amidst humanity’s [post-Covid] magnified sensitivity to the pitfalls of social isolation, cohousing residential projects are gaining momentum as an answer to postmodern loneliness.
The National Cohousing Conference is back to being in-person
https://www.cohousing.org/cohoevents/2022-madison/ Madison, WI … August 26–28 Progressive writer and activist John Nichols will give the keynote address on Saturday night. Gather with residents of existing cohousing communities and members of projects in development (including Altair EcoVillage in nearby Kimberton, PA).
You can pick your friends but not your neighbors
Over the years, I’ve met thousands of people and worked in various capacities with hundreds. Out of all those, two have rubbed me the wrong way since 2009, and they happen to be my neighbors. Being a good neighbor is never having to say you’re sorry, to paraphrase Jennifer Cavelleri…
Eco-community in Belgium
https://www.marketscreener.com/quote/stock/STRABAG-AG-113405688/news/Zublin-AG-Sustainable-co-housing-project-Bijgaardehof-for-Ghent-41075587/ Urban in-fill in Ghent. Three new buildings with a total of 59 apartments, a community health center, common rooms, gardens. In addition to the sharing of resources and spaces, the project focuses on climate protection. After the demolition of the old factory, the public park adjacent to the site was enlarged. The development team also managed to preserve the old brick walls and the steel framework construction, so that the special industrial-historical character of the area is preserved.