|RE: Shared Live /Work Space||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Fred H. Olson (fholsoncohousing.org)|
|Date: Thu, 29 Jan 1998 13:41:19 -0600|
Matt Kiefer mkiefer [at] peabodybrown.com is the author of the message below but due to a problem ** it was posted by the Fred the list manager: owner-cohousing-L [at] cohousing.org ** (In case you're curious, the problem was quoted message included unquoted message id which violates email loop detection safeguards) -------------------- FORWARDED MESSAGE FOLLOWS -------------------- Roberta McCreary's query (say that five times fast) about shared live/work space refers to a concept that pushes the edge of the land use envelope, mostly because building, zoning and fire safety codes are all based on segregation of uses. It is difficult to mix uses in one building for this reason--that's why the result is usually a layer cake, with each use treated from a code point of view as a separate building. Artists live/work space breaks the box a little by mixing living space with "home occupation" type work space--i.e. no employees, etc. But these are separate units, with no or few shared work spaces. Stewart Brand talks about a shared live/work concept in a former factory in or near San Francisco in his excellent book "How Buildings Learn." You might also e-mail him at brand [at] responsible.com. On 1/27 Roberta McCreary <rmccreary [at] worldnet.att.net> wrote: >We're beginning a group process to create a combination shared work >environment and shared living environment. Does anyone have experience >in developing this type of project? So far,our group has attracted most ... <deletion by Fred>
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