Re: Do cohousers care about "bricks and sticks"?
From: Sharon Villines (
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 09:37:04 -0700 (MST)
On 11/20/02 2:12 PM, "Howard Landman" <howard [at]> wrote:

> I believe that the design of the community can have an immense
> impact on the day-to-day functioning of it.  Even something as simple as
> having the common house in the middle versus on one end can make a huge
> difference.

The bricks and sticks are important as long as they are related to a deeper
value, building economically, socially, and ecologically sustainable
communities. Intelligent investment in our personal spaces is a very
fundamental way of putting our money (time and thought) where our mouth is.
Along with our hearts and feet.

The bricks and sticks are one of the unique and defining characteristics of

Sharon Villines
Takoma Village Cohousing, Washington DC

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