cohousing
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1988 semi-communal housing consisting of a cluster of private homes and a shared community space (as for cooking or laundry facilities)

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  • Cohousing — playground next to Common House A cohousing[1] community is a type of intentional community composed of private homes supplemented by shared facilities. The community is planned, owned and managed by the residents – who also share activities …   Wikipedia

  • cohousing — A type of collaborative living arrangement in which residents share in the design of their community. Generally, cohousing means that each resident or family has a private space, and the cohousing community also shares common space and facilities …   Law dictionary

  • Cohousing — Eine Cohousing Siedlung ist eine geplante Gemeinschaft, die aus privaten Wohnungen oder Häusern besteht, die durch umfangreiche Gemeinschaftseinrichtungen ergänzt werden. Eine Cohousing Siedlung ist Eigentum der Bewohner und wird gemeinsam… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cohousing — Эту статью следует викифицировать. Пожалуйста, оформите её согласно правилам оформления статей …   Википедия

  • cohousing — /koh how zing/, n. 1. a cooperative living arrangement in which people build a cluster of single family houses around a common building for shared meals, child care, guest rooms, etc. 2. the cluster of houses with the common building. [1985 90] * …   Universalium

  • cohousing — noun Housing in which the residents private space is supplemented by communal facilities such as a shared kitchen and/or dining room …   Wiktionary

  • cohousing — co·housing …   English syllables

  • cohousing — cvb co•hous•ing [[t]koʊˈhaʊ zɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) a cooperative living arrangement in which people build a cluster of single family houses around a common building for shared meals, child care, guest rooms, etc 2) the cluster of houses with the common… …   From formal English to slang

  • cohousing — ¦kōˌ noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: co + housing (I) : semi communal housing consisting of a cluster of private homes and a shared community space (as for cooking or laundry facilities) * * * /koh how zing/, n. 1. a cooperative living… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cohousing in Tasmania — currently consists of four groups. Cascade Cohousing is the oldest established community, a strata title private equity development, while the Cohousing Co operative Ltd is a partly government funded Community Housing Project. Both these… …   Wikipedia

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