Synopses & Reviews
The cohousing bible” by the US originators of the concept.
About the Author
and his wife Kathryn McCamant are award-winning architects who introduced the concept of cohousing to the US. with their book Cohousing: A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves
. Charles wrote The Senior Cohousing Handbook
and, together with Kathryn McCamant, has designed over fifty cohousing communities in the United States and consulted on many more around the world.
Kathryn McCamant, and her husband Charles Durrett co-authored Cohousing: A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves and founded McCamant and Durrett Architects and The CoHousing Company. They coined the term "cohousing" for which they are credited in the Oxford English Dictionary. Kathryn has designed and developed dozens of cohousing communities and founded Cohousing Partners in 2006 with developer Jim Leach.