Peak Moment: Creating Our Own Neighborhood - Bellingham Cohousing

pm124_120.jpg

21 Aug 2008 | |
View all related to cohousing | intentional community | Peak Moment Television
Kathleen Nolan was a co-creator (with 5 others) of Bellingham Cohousing, based on a neighborhood design of private homes and shared buildings, managed by residents in participatory decision making. Their 5.74 acre plot originally had one farmhouse, which they modified to become the shared community building with dining, kitchen, laundry, craft, office, guest, and other rooms. The individual townhouses make a small footprint, leaving open space for gardens and a natural wetland. She stresses the importance of agreeing on shared values, and how the social connections enhance and challenge personal growth. (www.bellcoho.com).

VideoPeak Moment: Creating Our Own Neighborhood - Bellingham Cohousing (video) (length 0:27:42): download stream
AudioPeak Moment: Creating Our Own Neighborhood - Bellingham Cohousing (audio) (length 0:27:42): download, stream