030: Cohousing with Architect Charles Durrett

They understand that their life will be easier, more convenient, more practical, more economical, more healthful, more interesting, more fun…if they give cooperating with their neighbors the benefit of the doubt.

Today's episode will inspire you to reconsider the way you think about your ideal neighborhood. Architect Charles Durrett talked with me about bringing cohousing to the US and the fantastic benefits of it. 

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.priority if you love the outdoors
.what cohousing is
.what led Charles to specialize in it
.why he has 97 people to support him after a surgery
.bringing cohousing to the US
.some things that people who live in cohousing enjoy that others don’t
.common misconceptions
.aging in a cohousing community
.special challenges in designing and building
.the biggest frustration with the current way most neighborhoods are being built
.exciting upcoming projects
.issues with development in Fresno

  The Cohousing Company   |    McCamant & Durrett Architects

The Cohousing Company |  McCamant & Durrett Architects

Our culture is designed for everybody to buy all the things that make themselves contained. So you are looking at culture change at some extent.
  The Cohousing Company   |    McCamant & Durrett Architects

The Cohousing Company |  McCamant & Durrett Architects

  The Cohousing Company   |    McCamant & Durrett Architects

The Cohousing Company |  McCamant & Durrett Architects

  The Cohousing Company   |    McCamant & Durrett Architects

The Cohousing Company |  McCamant & Durrett Architects

  The Cohousing Company   |    McCamant & Durrett Architects

The Cohousing Company |  McCamant & Durrett Architects