Whether it's families in a multigenerational home, young people sharing rent, or older singles seeking companionship, co-housing and other types of intentional communities offer economic, social, and environmental benefits to all populations. Together by Design , by the American architectural historian, William Richards, explores the architectural and social benefits of living together in shared spaces.
With a growing population comes an increasing need for innovative, sustainable housing Collective housing alternatives originated in Denmark in the 1960s and gained popularity in the US in the 1990s, laying the foundation for today's inventive shared housing alternatives.
Featuring photography, renderings, and site and floor plans, this survey of more than fifteen contemporary projects explores community living through architecture, public policy, design, lifestyle, culture, and environmental sustainability.
Dimensions: H: 23 x W: 15.5 cm
Author: William Richards
Publisher: PAP - Princeton Architectural Press