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26. Re: list of "waypoints" DESIGN comes first. (score: 33)
Author: Lion Kuntz <>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 16:33:17 -0700 (PDT)
Certain "Design Principles" come before any other consideration. Would you like to save money in construction costs by utilizing willing available future home-owner sweat equity doing some of the act...

27. Regenerative Leadership, Sustainable Design and Sub/Urban Permaculture Training (score: 32)
Author: Vladislav Davidzon <>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2011 21:11:28 -0700 (PDT)
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28. Re: private unit design (score: 30)
Author: sharon j emley <>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2000 09:16:10 -0700 (MST)
Hi, I would largely agree with Chris on the benefit of having the units designed independently of the members, except for the very general guidelines. And this is coming from someone who was very act...

29. RE: [C-L] Grants/ Energy Effieicntcy/ Sustainable Development (score: 30)
Author: Albert Schinazi <>
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2002 13:55:02 -0600 (MDT)
Amy, Robert, Don, and others with interest, Amy in regards to your questions about "alternative means of energy, as well as other green" ideas", "leads for grants, or other financial incentives", "pr...

30. Re: Universal Design and Co-housing (score: 30)
Author: Kristin Becker <>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 09:58:01 -0600 (MDT)
I have responded and sent a couple messages regarding a cohousing thesis project I am working on. Universal Design will be one of the aspects I address in this project. I am opening it up to people w...

31. Albany Eco-Design Weekend with Dave Jacke June 5-7 (score: 30)
Author: Linda Gluck <>
Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 09:37:26 -0700 (PDT)
Dave Jacke is a leader in the Permaculture movement. I can't go but maybe others would like to. Linda The Capital District Permaculture Guild presents An Urban Ecological Design Weekend with Dave Jac...

32. Re: community design (score: 28)
Author: Rob Sandelin <>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 94 13:13 CST
One of the key points of design in cohousing is cost. I have yet to learn of a cohousing community that didn't have financial constraints. Cost drives most projects and requires tradeoffs. What is im...

33. Re: Design Review (score: 28)
Author: psproefrock <>
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 1999 20:28:58 -0700 (MST)
Having worked, until fairly recently, for an architectural firm which did architectural review for a couple of Traditional Neighborhood Design (TND) communities (as well as being the authors of the g...

34. Report on Hiring Cohousing Design Experts (score: 28)
Author: Lydia &amp; Ray Ducharme <>
Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2000 23:23:36 -0700 (MST)
I did a report to our Design Committee on hiring cohousing experts to assist with design. I reviewed the archives, got feedback from the List and spoke with the references of the Cohousing Company. I...

35. Re: Private Unit Design - a cost/benefit question (score: 28)
Author: Ann Zabaldo <>
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2000 08:53:29 -0700 (MST)
Wow Chris! Where to begin? First, you're a brave man to pose this question. You open up an interesting debate. Having participated in a cohousing community that was self-developed, one of the reasons...

36. Re: Questions on setting up a Design Team (score: 28)
Author: Berrins <>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 22:07:03 -0700 (MST)
<< Dear Cohousing List Members: At Mosaic Commons in Metro West of Boston, We are hopefull to form a Design Team soon, and have some questions, could anyone write with information on their experience...

37. 2003 Cohousing Conference - I'd Like Your Help, Please (score: 28)
Author: Mac &amp; Sandy Thomson <>
Date: Thu, 8 May 2003 18:11:02 -0600 (MDT)
I just sent the following post to cohousing contacts listed at for completed communities. It's a survey to gather information for a session I'm leading at the conference in Boulder. I'd...

38. Re: Common House Design Workshop (score: 28)
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 00:32:37 -0700 (PDT)
I can't begin to describe how important it is to think through Common House design and elements.Grace was our architect at Daybreak Cohousing and the level of attention we and she gave tothe Common H...

39. Re: Design review (score: 28)
Author: Ann Zabaldo <>
Date: Sun, 9 Jun 2013 09:57:07 -0700 (PDT)
Hello all -- O dear. I find myself in the rare position of disagreeing w/ my neighbor, Sharon. Takoma Village does, indeed, have an Architectural Review process that is, in fact, based on the archite...

40. Re: community design (score: 27)
Author: Graham Meltzer <>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 94 16:54 CST
I feel someone needs to defend architects here. There probably are not too many who subscribe to the list ... and I think Rob's criticism calls for a response. Not that I am a practicing architect .....

41. Re: Common House Design Process (long) (score: 27)
Author: Lynn Nadeau <>
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 16:53:41 -0700 (MST)
Common House Planning Overview At RoseWind Cohousing in Port Townsend WA we went about CH design and building in about the longest way possible, but that worked out because it was years before we had...

42. Re: list of "waypoints" DESIGN comes first. (score: 27)
Author: Lion Kuntz <>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 17:27:52 -0700 (PDT)
True, but you could build it for $30K if your design process was right. That's why design comes first. It's too long to 'splain how that $30K figure is derived, but I've had two CPAs check my math wi...

43. Re: community design (score: 26)
Author: shedrick coleman <>
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 94 11:36 CST
I agree somewhat with your statement, but I think Judy probably expressed the root of the problem best. Most firms do not keep principals involved directly in the project and, therefore, the level of...

44. Re: community design (score: 26)
Author: Shedrick Coleman <>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 94 07:36 CST
Well done! I don't think that architect's needed defending per se, but the realities of responsibity between the architect and cohousing client accepted. I hope the your insight proves beneficial to...

45. Re: Design programs (score: 26)
Author: mark <>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2001 13:19:00 -0600 (MDT)
Hi Becky: Please forgive me if I sound presumptuous, and please understand that I speak only for myself, not for the community of which I am a member. Despite your group's apparent sophistication in...

46. RE: Design programs (score: 26)
Author: Rob Sandelin <>
Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 08:19:06 -0600 (MDT)
Since you are well out in time frame of securing a site, I would think the most valuable thing you will get out of programming at this time is the experience of making personal vs. group trade offs....

47. Common House Design Workshop (score: 26)
Author: Grace Kim <>
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 00:17:11 -0700 (PDT)
Common House Design...requires special consideration. As the living room for the community, the Common House sets the initial impression for visitors about what cohousing is, what your community valu...

48. Re: Design review (score: 26)
Author: Laura Fitch <>
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:15:49 -0700 (PDT)
All, You can find lots of information (including the design review policy for pioneer Valley cohousing, page 12) in this document that I created for the National Cohousing Association.

49. Environmental aspects of design (fwd) (score: 25)
Author: Eric D. Hart <>
Date: Sun, 12 Nov 1995 23:00:12 -0600
Sent this out on Halloween but haven't got a response. Since so many of you were interested in sustainable construction and design at the conference I'm surprised none of you have responded. Does thi...

50. sustainable materials and design (score: 25)
Author: Tom Lent <>
Date: Mon, 4 Nov 1996 22:36:17 -0600
Hereis the latest update of my writeup (those of you on cohousing-l saw an earlier version of this a month or two ago). Use and replicate it as you see fit (not for profit and with proper attribution...

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