Cohousing and Sustainability Rating Systems: Opportunities for Planning Groups and Developers
April D. Allen
|Published in:||The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, December 2015, n. 1, v. 9|
To identify specific priorities of existing cohousing residents with regard to sustainable building design and practice as outlined in the LEED for Homes design protocol. This article examined the level of importance of various sustainability features have with residents for cohousing residents in cohousing communities and Having an understanding of the environmental priorities of existing cohousing groups will give some direction to future residents and developers to focus on areas that are most appealing to those who choose to live in a socially connected community. Knowing that generations of users may have different priorities helps to target decisionmaking within a group so that consensus can be reached.
|Copyright:||© 2015 Lv Wei, April D. Allen, Lee Davis|
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