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1. Re: Design process & energy/heating/design issues (score: 61)
Author: Eric Hart <harteais.umn.edu>
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 94 18:27 CST
This is in response to a message posted on November 9 by Jeff Hobson relating to how one incorporates ecological/resource efficiency issues into the design of a cohousing community. I have been worki...

2. Universal Design means UNIVERSAL design (score: 58)
Author: Fred H Olson <fholsoncohousing.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 09:51:04 -0600 (MDT)
David Hornick Schenectady, NY <dhornick [at] nycap.rr.com> is the author of the message below. It was posted by Fred the Cohousing-L list manager <fholson [at] cohousing.org> because the message incl...

3. Fw: Private Unit Design - a cost/benefit question (score: 56)
Author: Lydia &amp; Ray Ducharme <ducharm1cadvision.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2000 21:00:32 -0700 (MST)
When I called cohousing groups to ask about hiring architects with cohousing expertise everyone said it was very important in the site and common house planning and design phases. More than one group...

4. Resident Participation in Design (score: 54)
Author: Danny Milman <dannycohousingco.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 15:02:25 -0600 (MDT)
this format, some or all of this message may not be legible. --MS_Mac_OE_3038476989_960021_MIME_Part Content-type: text/plain; charset="ISO-8859-1" Content-transfer-encoding: quoted-printable RESIDE...

5. Private Unit Design - a cost/benefit question (score: 52)
Author: Chris ScottHanson <chriscohousingresources.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2000 10:30:11 -0700 (MST)
this format, some or all of this message may not be legible. --MS_Mac_OE_3033105989_549053_MIME_Part Content-type: text/plain; charset="ISO-8859-1" Content-transfer-encoding: quoted-printable Let me...

6. Design considerations (was Re: list of "waypoints" DESIGN comes first.) (score: 45)
Author: ken <gebserspeakeasy.net>
Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 05:16:09 -0700 (PDT)
Lion, Thanks for bringing up so many good points. I'm afraid I'm missing some of them though. By "containerized housing" do you mean "factory-built", the kind which are built in a factory and trucked...

7. Re: design as criteria? Design Comes FIRST. (score: 44)
Author: Lion Kuntz <lionkuntzyahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 18:58:02 -0700 (PDT)
Certainly, but what are the design principles that suggest one site is more worth buying than another? Is there NO site you would refuse to try to accomodate yourself to? Why not? The substrate is n...

8. Re: Questions on setting up a Design Team (score: 39)
Author: Ted Chesky <teddesign-hub.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 09:10:07 -0700 (MST)
Hi Debbie, This is a description Great Oak Cohousing in Ann Arbor MI put together 2 years ago when we formed our Design committee. Hope it's helpful, Ted Chesky Design Committee Proposal What They Wi...

9. Everyone Has a Disability - Universal Design Addresses that Issue (score: 39)
Author: David Hornick <dhornicknycap.rr.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 04:06:48 -0700 (PDT)
It's important to broaden the discussion of designing housing for the "disabled". In fact, it's important to consider the definition of "disability". I have visited several cohousing communities that...

10. Design Process & Energy/heating/design issues - interaction? (score: 38)
Author: Jeffrey O. Hobson <johobsonwheel.ucdavis.edu>
Date: Wed, 9 Nov 94 03:26 CST
Okay okay, so (at least 3 other) people want the thread to continue. Then here's a general question on *how* to integrate energy and other resource issues into the design process. I asked this of Ray...

11. Design RFP for pubs, website, logo for Cohousing Network (score: 38)
Author: Raines Cohen <rc2-coho-Lraines.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 09:02:02 -0700 (MST)
[What does the concept of Cohousing look like to you? Here's your chance to share that vision through The Cohousing Network's publications, logo, and website. This task is key to the success of the o...

12. Universal Design (score: 38)
Author: David Hornick <dhornicknycap.rr.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 04:32:36 -0700 (PDT)
The following statement discusses the application of universal design principles to cohousing and the reason for it. It is meant to explain the use of this technology in the Mexicommunity project and...

13. Re: Universal Design means UNIVERSAL design (score: 36)
Author: Kristin Becker <kbeckerposterfrost.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2003 12:30:03 -0600 (MDT)
You can often sink dumpsters if top-loading is necessary. Brings the level of the dumpster down without shrinking the size. You have to coordinate with your trash company to be clear requirements for...

14. Design Review (score: 35)
Author: Bill Smith twswdwrkr [at] gmail.com
Date: Sun, 17 May 2015 21:32:30 -0800
Good morning, In our cohousing community in Belfast, Maine, we have sold all but one of our thirty-six units. Although we have not yet completed construction, folks are already planning changes, impr...

15. Re: Design Process & Energy/heating/design issues - interaction? (score: 34)
Author: Jim Snyder-Grant <Jim_Snyder-Grant.LOTUScrd.lotus.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Nov 94 08:39 CST
At New View (Acton MA), this process has proceeded as follows: Early goals statement included 'ecologically friendly'. In our discussions about this goal, it became clear that this meant a variety of...

16. Re: Design process & energy/heating/design issues (score: 34)
Author: Deborah Behrens <debbehAuto-trol.COM>
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 94 10:13 CST
We (some members of cohousing-l) are compiling information from cohousing-l into an online Resource guide, so your information would be a very valuable addition for the cohousing community. Is it cu...

17. RE: design review: a few design ideas (score: 34)
Author: Rob Sandelin <floriferousemail.msn.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 1999 07:27:26 -0700 (MST)
Some basic design concepts: 1. Create outside places that are visible from as many homes as possible. If people are hanging out, you can glance out your windows and then choose to join them. 2. Make...

18. Universal Design (score: 34)
Author: C2pattee <C2patteeaol.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 05:22:46 -0600 (MDT)
i thought this article might interest cohousers who have a member in a wheelchair, as we do, or who are just getting a little older and creakier, as i am. christine pattee, greater hartford cohousing...

19. Re: Universal Design means UNIVERSAL design (score: 34)
Author: Sharon Villines <sharonsharonvillines.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 10:51:03 -0600 (MDT)
Our commonhouse is and most of the units are. Of 43 units we have several with interior stairs and/or exterior stairs, but over half are either ground level (no threshold) or accessed by elevator ele...

20. Re: Universal Design means UNIVERSAL design (score: 34)
Author: Sharon Villines <sharonsharonvillines.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 10:59:07 -0600 (MDT)
Problem -- bulletin boards. If they are placed low enough for wheeled people to read them, the toddlers have access to thumbtacks. All our members are on email so the bulletin boards are not necessar...

21. Re: list of "waypoints" DESIGN comes first. (score: 34)
Author: Lion Kuntz <lionkuntzyahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 22:44:07 -0700 (PDT)
Three years ago I addressed an online e-conference of 600 subscribers following an international ECOCITY meeting and told them they had the order wrong. Essentially the order you have written is the...

22. Re: Design process & energy/heating/design issues (score: 33)
Author: Rob Sandelin <robsanmicrosoft.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 94 14:53 CST
energy >conservation features: I would be interested in a bulleted list format of other ecological/ energy conservation features which are being, or have been applied to cohousing. Rob Sandelin Shar...

23. Re: Design process & energy/heating/design issues (score: 33)
Author: HeyHoskin <HeyHoskinaol.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 94 21:04 CST
Rob mentioned that he would like to see a list of some of the ecologically sound/energy efficient technologies and practices currently being employed or planned on in CoHousing communities. I am with...

24. Re: Universal Design and toxicity (was Univeral Design and cohousing) (score: 33)
Author: Jill Robinson <jillrobcarolina.net>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2003 18:43:01 -0600 (MDT)
A while back Does the definition of UD include toxicity issues? I thought I remembered that the Federal Access Board was addressing the issue somehow, but it took me a while to find the reference. Fr...

25. Environmental Building Design & Operation Course... begins Feb. 18th 2004 (score: 33)
Author: Alex Joseph <alxjyahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2004 12:34:22 -0700 (MST)
Hi, You may be interested in enrolling in this upcoming Environmental Building Design and Operation eClass (online). ** PLEASE FORWARD TO ANYONE YOU MAY THINK HAS AN INTEREST IN ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN...

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