Compass Cohousing in Langley, BC
Compass Cohousing brings a unique style of development to Langley, BC Matthew...
Cohousing Architect Training Program
6 month course starts July Caddis Collaborative and Schemata Workshop present:...
Is Cohousing Right for You?
You are invited to join Cohousing...
From consensus to sociocracy
“We’re run by consensus. How can we switch to sociocracy (Dynamic...
Cohousing group Cohabitat Sweetfern supports localSudbury Food Bank
This week, Cohabitat Sweetfern Cohousing donated $500 to Sudbury Food Bank in...
Why building age-friendlier communities is more important than ever – Globe and Mail
As recently as January, the Economist noted that 2020 marks the ‘decade of the old,’ acknowledging that the impact of the baby boom — those born between 1946 and 1965 — is finally being felt around the world, as healthcare professionals, policy makers and marketing practitioners alike come to grips with the long-awaited ‘grey tsunami.’
How can I make coffee better? Perhaps add some Nonviolent Communication
Better Humans Make Coffee Better and Humans become better when we are aware of how we are communicating with ourselves and each other. Most of what this blog is adapted from Marshall Rosenberg’s book titled, Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life, which is also highly recommend reading.
Designing the cohousing common house – Free online e-book by Grace Kim, AIA
Grace Kim’s cohousing research in Denmark reinforced her belief that the most significant architectural difference between cohousing and other forms of multifamily housing is the social coherence afforded by the Common House and the common spaces that link to private dwellings. Read here in-depth analysis, insights and recommendations online for free!
“How can cohousing make us happier (and live longer)?” Grace Kim: TED Talk 2017
Loneliness doesn’t always stem from being alone. For architect Grace Kim, loneliness is a function of how socially connected we feel to the people around us — and it’s often the result of the homes we live in. She shares an age-old antidote to isolation: cohousing, a way of living where people choose to share space with their neighbors, get to know them, and look after them. Rethink your home and how you live in it with this eye-opening talk.
Cohousing 102 is now LIVE on YouTube
"Cohousing 102: Taking Action, Taking Risks," builds on the content of...
Is Cohousing Right for You?
You are invited to join Cohousing Options Canada for a FOUR (4) part online...
New Financing Model for Cohousing
The Community Wealth Fund is a financial mechanism that has the potential to make homeownership in Cohousing financially more accessible.
Coverage on CBC: A closer look at how cohousing works
Creating your own neighbourhood and interacting with people around you, that’s the essence of cohousing. An interview with Kristopher Stevens, Executive Director of Cohousing Options Canada on CBC’s UpNorth.
Le cohabitat : vivre plus près de ses voisins (Radio-Canada)
Pourquoi vivre en cohabitat? Une entrevue avec Jean Lalonde et Joanne Vincent, membres du groupe de cohabitat Sweetfern Cohousing à Sudbury.
CTV News Coverage
CTV’s Tony Ryma interviews Cohousing Options Canada’s Kris Stevens