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Co-housing and Eco-villages

Overview

Community developments are often more cost-effective than individual developments and allow for shared use of space and resources.

This is economically, socially and medically beneficial. Co-housing and eco-villages are similar in that they both address issues of affordability, ecological impact and community building.

So what is the difference?

There is a great article that defines co-housing here.

You can read more about eco-villages here.

And here is a checklist to get you started. 

Examples:

There are many community developments around the world.

In the UK, Ecomotive is a social enterprise supporting groups to set up their own community-led housing projects.

Opposite is a short (20 min) film that they recently made about Resilience through community in North America.

Below:  Brookside Featherston Village, East Perspective

 

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