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Download the "Getting the Work Done" slideshow from Kraus Fitch Architects, or view it below. Part 6 getting the work done expanded w coho us from cohous
Views since 5/2014: 3,406
Bob and Claire Miller are providing ideas and considerations on community cooperation to “get the work done,” in maintaining and sustaining their Wolf Creek Lodge cohousing community. Cooperation and Fairness Here are some "frequently asked questions" by members of forming cohousing groups...
Views since 5/2014: 964
When lying awake last night reflecting on various decisions made in cohousing and in my neighborhood community, I explored some questions about what is open and transparent in a world where everyone belongs to several organizations and tries to involve and represent a larger community. What is...
Views since 5/2014: 1,266
Rather than teams focusing on support for aging in place, I think it would be better to have a team focused on (1) what all community members need and (2) extending our notions about the abilities of all individuals to support others. Just because people are aging doesn’t mean they have more needs...
Views since 5/2014: 1,607
Overwhelmingly, intentional communities can think up governance structures faster than they can staff them. It's a problem. In my experience, communities generally do a fair job of puzzling out a decent way to set up committees (or teams) to oversee the major aspects of living together—for...
Views since 5/2014: 3,665
Question: We are 3 months into starting a co-housing community in western MA. We will soon be discussing how we will make group decisions. I don't think we have to reinvent the wheel on this one. Consensus and sociocracy seem to be common strategies. Which do you recommend? Sociocracy and...
Views since 5/2014: 7,490
A list of the 6 mistakes that groups have made that contributed to their downfall or cost them significant financial loses and/or membership problems. Not a scientific study but reflects 20 years of reading Cohousing-L. 1. NOT READING COHOUSING-L. Cohousing-L will give you access to hundreds of...
Views since 5/2014: 10,317
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