“I’d never heard of co-housing, but I thought it was perfect – a complete change of life and a more interactive way of life. One which offered me more opportunities to do more things.”
“There are already 19 established co-housing communities, according to the UK Cohousing Network, but demand is ballooning. A further 44 groups are developing projects while 14 more are in the process of setting up. But what opportunities – and challenges – does the concept present for architects?”
Cohousing helps prolong independence and reduce loneliness says influential House of Commons report that wants the housing process to become easier.
Could cohousing offer an imaginative and hopeful way to handle an ageing population?
There’s a new group forming in Glasgow devoted to co-housing and communities – and they already have over 50 members!