- Kathryn McCamant & Charles Durrett -
Written by the award-winning team that wrote the original "cohousing bible" in the 1980's and first brought cohousing to North America, this fully-illustrated manual combines nuts-and-bolts practical considerations and design ideas with extensive case studies of dozens of diverse communities in Europe and North America.
The Cohousing Handbook:
Building a Place for Community
- Chris ScottHanson -
Cohousing offers an end to the isolation of the single-family suburban home. Balancing community and personal privacy, cohousing is a chance to create a modern village in an urban or rural setting. An increasingly popular form of housing in both Europe and North America, cohousing addresses and alleviates many of the demands and pressures of modern life-everything from day care to aging at home is easier with the help of your neighbors.
Head, Heart & Hands
- Shari Leach -
A hands-on activity book for cohousing groups. The book aims to empower groups to move effectively through the various stages of development, covering ground rules, defining your community values and vision, consensus 101, conflict and blocks, meetings, creating basic standing teams, positions of power, creating participation systems, naming your community, common house planning, pet agreements, rental agreement, and more.
Stories from the Walkways of Cohousing
- David Wann -
A collection of first hand experiences from those having lived in cohousing. The insights on living and growing in cohousing, both right after move-in and down the line. An insightful and honest account of the exciting journey that lies ahead for us.