|Re: Cardiff Place Cohousing||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Chris ScottHanson (chriscohousingresources.com)|
|Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2006 10:03:58 -0700 (PDT)|
Cardiff Place is 17 units. Completed in 1994.One of the very DIFFERENT aspects to the project was that it took only about a year from selecting a site until move in. We purchased a "project" that was already permitted and ready to start construction.
Another aspect is that it is a three story apartment building style development with double loaded corridors on the two upper levels. There is no pedestrian street, per se. Don't know if that might have had an impact.
If anyone hears the story I would love to know more. I have not been in touch with anyone there for more than ten years.
I wonder of Alan Carpenter would know anything? Chris ScottHanson Cohousing Resources LLC Ecovillages, Cohousing & Sustainable Communities Development and Consulting for a Sustainable Future based on the Natural Power of Community PO Box 1288 Langley, WA 98260 (360) 321-7850 new office (206) 260-2800 eFAX (617) 894-7661 Boston cell On Aug 8, 2006, at 6:26 AM, Rod Lambert wrote:
Stacia,I visited Cardiff Place a number of years ago and thought it a bit tenuous then. I wonder if it lends weight to the believe that cohousing is more robust if there are at least 20 units? (I believe Cardiff Place was around 10 units?) The leaving and arriving of people has less impact in the larger neighborhoods.Rod Lambert EcoVillage at Ithaca, NY, US << Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2006 11:36:57 -0700 From: "Stacia Leech and Gary kent" <garykent [at] uniserve.com> Subject: Re: [C-L]_ Cardiff Place Cohousing To: "'Cohousing-L'" <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> Message-ID: <000501c6ba50$7cd6f4d0$6500a8c0@murphy> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" Hi Ann: I understand that Cardiff Place cohousing no longer calls itself acohousing community. The story I heard was that the original membership and vision became diluted with each new resident to the point where thecohousing vision was lost. The pressure of the escalating real estate market in Victoria seemed to be a factor. Our community really sat up and paid attention to our new resident orientation process when we heard this. Cheers, Stacia. Roberts Creek Cohousing, B.C. Canada. www.cohousing.ca/robertscreek_________________________________________________________________ Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/
Cardiff Place Cohousing Ann Zabaldo, August 3 2006
Re: Cardiff Place Cohousing Stacia Leech and Gary kent, August 7 2006
- Re: Cardiff Place Cohousing Ann Zabaldo, August 8 2006
Cardiff Place Cohousing Rod Lambert, August 8 2006
- Re: Cardiff Place Cohousing Chris ScottHanson, August 8 2006
- The dissolving of community, building realionships Rob Sandelin, August 8 2006
- Re: Cardiff Place Cohousing Alan Carpenter, August 8 2006
- Re: Cardiff Place Cohousing Michael Barrett, August 9 2006
- Re: Cardiff Place Cohousing Stacia Leech and Gary kent, August 7 2006
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