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The sharing economy comes home in Cohousing - Treehugger

The sharing economy comes home in Cohousing - Treehugger | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Everyone talks about the sharing economy, but not that many talk about cohousing, which is a shame because it is a great example of people working together, to consciously commit to living as a community. Guardian architectural critic Rowan Moore reviews a new London cohousing project, Copper Lane, and describes how it might have been a script for a reality show from hell, "a fusion of Big Brother, Changing Rooms and, for the bravado with which those involved seem to have taken on a possibly impossible task, The Apprentice."

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The sharing economy: terms for shared housing - Christian Science Monitor

The sharing economy: terms for shared housing - Christian Science Monitor | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

CoHousing – A decades-old model in which residents buy modest-sized, separate homes in small, planned communities designed to have a light environmental footprint and emphasize community interaction. Communities usually include a separate building designated for gatherings and common use, often with a kitchen to facilitate shared meals; parking space is de-emphasized in favor of pedestrian-friendly layouts. About 130 such communities exist in the United States, according to the Cohousing Association of the United States (cohousing.org).

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Expensive food? Expensive housing? How co-operatives are making student life ... - Co-Operative News

Expensive food? Expensive housing? How co-operatives are making student life ... - Co-Operative News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


“We started our co-op with a vision of a post-capitalist society in our minds” he says.

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Why the ‘sharing economy’ matters to real estate | Inman News

Why the ‘sharing economy’ matters to real estate | Inman News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Co-working spaces, peer-to-peer accommodation and co-housing are three examples of how the “ethos” of the sharing economy are affecting real estate, HAL Real Estate Investments’ Vice President Gabriel Grant says in a guest piece published by the Daily Journal of Commerce.

 

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THE solution for empty officespace in the Netherlands! Crowd fund a building with your friends and make it into a dreamhouse!
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Shared housing: The sharing economy gives roommates a new image - Christian Science Monitor

Shared housing: The sharing economy gives roommates a new image - Christian Science Monitor | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The sharing economy is inspiring innovative shared housing arrangements: From millennials sharing rented mansions, to baby boomers sharing mortgages, increasing numbers of Americans are opting for a cheaper lifestyle, richer in companionship.

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomiogeron/2013/09/24/collaborative-housing-aims-to-build-housing-for-the-sharing-economy/

The sharing economy has made it possible for people to extract new value from peer-to-peer rentals of their homes, cars and other items.

 
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