|FIC presents Charles Durrett :: How to Start a New Affordable Cohousing Project Thu Aug 27 @ 4:00 PM Eastern||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Neil Planchon (neilswansway.com)|
|Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 17:31:40 -0700 (PDT)|
Greetings everyone. I hope this finds you and your loved ones staying healthy and safe. I have some exciting news and an invitation for you. The Foundation for Intentional Community (FIC) is hosting Cohousing architect, champion and visionary Charles Durrett for a 2-hour Live Workshop on (this) Thursday, August 27th :: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EASTERN TIME. Title: How to Start a New Affordable Cohousing Project This workshop will cover: — What a cohousing is and why it is an excellent community model — How to clarify your group values and create a management team — Financial and legal development factors — Design process and feasibility assessment — Professional tips and advice from The Cohousing Company Event and Registration are here https://www.ic.org/event/cohousing/ FIC is offering this workshop on a sliding scale donation $5 and up. I look forward to seeing many of you there. Cordially, Neil Planchon Coho/US. Events team volunteer Steering Committee. Cohousing Research Network Co-Director. Foundation for Intentional Community (FIC) Co-Developer and Founding Owner. Swan’s Market Cohousing -=-=- Who is Charles Durrett? Charles Durrett, with Kathryn McCamant, introduced the concept of cohousing to the United States with the seminal book Cohousing: A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves. The latest edition is Creating Cohousing, Building Sustainable Communities. He has written several other books on cohousing, including Senior Cohousing: A Community Approach to Independent Living—The Handbook. Durrett and his team at Durrett Architects have designed more than 50 cohousing communities in the United States and around the world, including Muir Commons in Davis, California, the first cohousing community in North America. His work has been featured in Time Magazine, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian, Architecture, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and many other publications. Charles Durrett has received numerous awards, which include the World Habitat Award presented by the United Nations, the Silver Achievement Award for Active Adult Community by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 50+ Housing Council, the Silver Energy Value Housing Award by NAHB, the Mixed Use/Mixed Income Development Award presented jointly by the American Institute of Architects and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and a recipient of the Global Over 50’s Housing/Healthcare award. He was also recently declared as a “visionary of the Sierras” by the Sierra Business Council. Durrett regularly gives presentations on cohousing to interested citizen groups. He has spoken before the United States Congress twice, has been featured on the Commonwealth Club, and has lectured at scores of universities. He lives in Nevada City, California, where he primarily designs model communities and comfortable homes, including the 34-home cohousing community in which he lives.
- FIC presents Charles Durrett :: How to Start a New Affordable Cohousing Project Thu Aug 27 @ 4:00 PM Eastern Neil Planchon, August 25 2020
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