Studies the sustainability and accessibility of the CoHousing fad.
Numerous critical reviews of projects, complemented with photos, drawings and short texts.
These projects are unconventional and quirky, yet promising for the future. Experimental dwelling forms, 'CoHousing Cultures', are entering the mainstream.
But to what extent are they accessible and affordable for all, including people with more or less money, with or without refugee experience, with or without disabilities?Community-led housing initiatives are already developing diverse, sustainable neighbourhoods, driven by civil society and increasingly supported by foundations, cooperatives and municipalities as well as housing companies and developers.
This book contains critical reviews of model projects representing a multifaceted European movement, complemented with photos and drawings.
Short texts argue how political and financial conditions can be improved to better realize community housing.
Finally, a range of voices offer unconventional and promising strategiesText in English and German.