Designing for cohousing

In cohousing most important is involvement. Not only between residents and the built environment. Both kinds of involvement come together in the design process.

Based on my experience that started in the seventies I developed a design process, ‘Field and Volume’  in which residents can take part and invent their project. read more

Not only the design method is important: involvement also requires qualities of the built environment that invite residents to relate to the environment and to each other.

In this publication I show a small neighborhood and the design process of six courtyards that are part of it, where different spatial qualities are shown and discussed.