Tag: Buildings

Journey to Ahhh….Part 3

 The Value of a Relationship with a creative, inclusive Architect with Cohousing Experience Hello again from the forming inclusive and diverse cohousing community of Our Home – Cathedral Park! We’ve been asked by CohoUS to share some of the secret sauce we are employing to bring our community together. In our last post, we talked... Read More

Gainesville Cohousing Breaks Ground – First in Florida

Congrats to Gainesville Cohousing, breaking ground on a community five years in the making. Great publicity received! Click here to see local ABC news affiliate video. GAINESVILLE, Fla – A co-housing community in Gainesville broke ground Friday afternoon, and neighbors are one step closer to moving in. Gainesville Cohousing is a 24 home, $5 million... Read More

New Life for a Former Convent: Aria Cohousing Community

A new neighborhood to cultivate life! Aria Denver is moving ahead with the renovation of a signature building on the former Marycrest Convent property to create Aria Cohousing Community. The former convent building will become 28 condominium units (of which 8 are affordable under the city of Denver’s program) consisting of one, two and three... Read More

Notes From the Field: Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing (Seattle)

[Learn more about Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing at the Aging Better Together Conference, where founder Grace Kim will present Planning Early for the Golden Years: Starting an Intergenerational Community] Last week, Guy Thomsen and I did a walk-through of Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing (CHUC). Some quick background–this is a mixed use building with ground level... Read More

Is Cohousing “Green Enough”? Continued

Given such inescapable trends as climate change and water, energy, and food scarcity issues, Laura Fitch, in her article, “Is Cohousing Green Enough?” in the Coho Now #85 issue, asks an important and necessary question. Her answers provide a good beginning to the kinds of realizations needed to support cohousing as a way of life... Read More