Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities

Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities

by Kathryn McCamant, Charles Durrett
     
 

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Cohousing balances privacy and independence with the benefits of living in community. This completely revised and updated third edition of the “cohousing bible” invites readers into these sustainable neighborhoods, and provides practical tools for developing their own.

Overview

Cohousing balances privacy and independence with the benefits of living in community. This completely revised and updated third edition of the “cohousing bible” invites readers into these sustainable neighborhoods, and provides practical tools for developing their own.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550924657
Publisher:
New Society Publishers
Publication date:
05/17/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
1,037,218
File size:
17 MB
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Meet the Author

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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