May UDF - Cohousing: Building Resilient Neighborhoods

Neuhoff Complex

1315 Adams Street
Nashville, TN 37208

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May UDF - Cohousing: Building Resilient Neighborhoods

​NCDC, The Cohousing Association of the United States, and The Cohousing Company will be hosting the May Urban Design Forum - Cohousing: Building Resilient Neighborhoods.

Event Details

When: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - Doors open at 5:30p, program 6p-7:30p. 

Where: Neuhoff Complex, 1315 Adams Street, Nashville, TN, 37208

About the Program

Join us for a presentation by two acclaimed cohousing experts, Kathryn McCamant of CoHousing Solutions and Charles Durrett of The Cohousing Company. As the architects who brought the concept over from Europe in the 1980’s, Kathryn and Charles will provide a brief history of the cohousing movement, then expand upon the modern-day resilience of these resident-initiated neighborhoods. Cohousing thrives in both urban and rural contexts, offering the privacy of your own fully-furnished home paired with extensive common amenities. These communities offer a variety of home sizes, fitting for the budgets of singles, couples and families. Cohousing allows seniors to successfully and safely age-in-community while parents receive unparalleled neighborly support in raising children. 

Learn how 160+ built communities are paving the way for a growing interest in cohousing’s potential: to enhance sustainable living by bringing to life the sharing economy on a neighborhood scale. There will be time for audience questions after the presentation.

Those interested in learning more about cohousing should take advantage of a wealth of related sessions being offered at the National Cohousing Conference in town this same weekend, May 19-21. To learn more and register, visit www.cohousing.org/2017


Presenter Bios
Kathryn McCamant and Charles Durrett are the nation’s experts on cohousing and have over 25 years’ experience designing more than fifty socially vibrant and environmentally sustainable communities throughout the U.S. and Canada. They introduced cohousing to North America with their book Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities (now in its 2nd edition). After living in Doyle Street Cohousing in Emeryville, CA, for 12 years, the couple now lives at Nevada City Cohousing.
 

Neuhoff Complex

1315 Adams Street
Nashville, TN 37208