Public space in neighborhood design

Public space in neighborhood design is very important because it helps to create a sense of community for residents. A neighborhood public space could be a green park, garden, square, street, small shop. It is public realm that focus on improve social interaction with some public activities.   The function of public spaces are changed…
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Analysis of Development Mode of Cohousing Community

Cohousing is a new type of residence which was first appeared in 1960s in Denmark. (Its basic features have been discussed in the blog┬áTHE CO-HOUSING COMMUNITY: An Attractive Living Model Based on Social-Neighborhood, Affordability and Sustainability ) This blog will focus on the development model of Cohousing community, and analyze and compare these development models…
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Is that senior cohousing community suitable for aging people?

Cohousing is a community type that people own their traditional amenities but also have shared spaces in common house. The shared spaces may include common kitchen, dining area, storage space, shared equipment and public gardens. In this community, residents make decision and manager community cluster together. Since the cohousing have such value that making people…
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THE CO-HOUSING COMMUNITY: An Attractive Living Mode Based on Social-Neighborhood, Affordability and Sustainability

Cohousing is an innovative strategy to create a sense of community among neighborhoods [1]. It firstly appeared in the 1960s in Denmark (known as Bofaellesskaber) and gradually spread to the northern of Europe. Since 1990s, it has extended to more countries and regions like North America, Australia, Britain, New Zealand and Japan. Which produced more…
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