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Building community : College Creek cohousing

Author: John Benjamin Den Boer
Publisher: 2003.
Dissertation: Thesis (M. Arch.)--Iowa State University, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Cohousing is the sharing of space, resources and lives. An intentional form of living, it provides people with the challenges and benefits of living as a group. This thesis takes a look at the Amana Colonies to learn how a community's character is evident in its built environment. This knowledge was combined with a group of characters in a story to create houses and shared buildings that were unique to the community  Read more...
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Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Benjamin Den Boer
OCLC Number: 53171640
Notes: Typescript (photocopy).
Description: 86 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: by John Benjamin Den Boer.

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Cohousing is the sharing of space, resources and lives. An intentional form of living, it provides people with the challenges and benefits of living as a group. This thesis takes a look at the Amana Colonies to learn how a community's character is evident in its built environment. This knowledge was combined with a group of characters in a story to create houses and shared buildings that were unique to the community they were designed for. The result was a sustainable community.

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