Ecovillages & cohousing setting a new trend in sustainable living
"Cohousing is a rapidly growing trend, showing up in both rural and urban areas. According to cohousing.org, 'Cohousing is a type of collaborative housing in which residents actively participate in the design and operation of their own neighborhoods. Cohousing residents are consciously committed to living as a community. The physical design encourages both social contact and individual space. Private homes contain all the features of conventional homes, but residents also have access to extensive common facilities such as open space, courtyards, a playground and a common house.' ..."
Categories: sustainability, community, shelter, environment