EspañolEnglishDeutsch

New residential patterns

  • Trabensol Senior Center’s cohousing architecture photographed by Amy Chang

    Trabensol Senior Center’s cohousing architecture photographed by Amy Chang

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Español.
  • Basic concepts of cohousing – collaborative housing

    Basic concepts of cohousing – collaborative housing

    Basic concepts to bear in mind when initiating a cohousing - collaborative housing project following the self-managed assignment-of-use cooperative model.
  • Diversity in equality: vegetation, colour, information… and accesibility

    Diversity in equality: vegetation, colour, information… and accesibility

    The Trabensol Cooperative wanted equal apartments, but a certain diversity was necessary to identify and access homes
  • Trabensol Cooperative and Equipo Bloque Arquitectos choose geothermal energy

    Trabensol Cooperative and Equipo Bloque Arquitectos choose geothermal energy

    The potential of geothermal energy is just beginning to be exploited. Trabensol Cooperative is one of its pioneers in Spain
  • Cohousing for hospitality-industry workers in Toronto

    Cohousing for hospitality-industry workers in Toronto

    Cohousing for hospitality-industry workers and their families working in a self-managed restaurant for which they grow vegetables, collect water and recycle waste in the building
  • Common spaces in Trabensol Senior Centre

    Common spaces in Trabensol Senior Centre

    Common spaces in Trabensol Centre for the Elderly are the built reflection of the Cooperative members’ life project basis.
  • Life in the Trabensol Senior Centre

    Life in the Trabensol Senior Centre

    The first residents are arriving at Trabensol Centre for the Elderly. The building is finished and their life project starts a new stage
  • What does a cohousing looks like (II) Common free and built spaces

    What does a cohousing looks like (II) Common free and built spaces

    Wide common spaces are representative of cohousing’s own nature and make it clearly different from other housing options.
  • A new model of care for the elderly

    A new model of care for the elderly

    Caring policies for the elderly need to be redefined according to dependency levels and respecting their freedom, autonomy and diversity
  • Durability economy. Planned obsolescence

    Durability economy. Planned obsolescence

    Objects stop working ‘by themselves' in a few years time, according to a planned design (planned obsolescence) How much would we save with objects designed to last?
  • First the person, then the house

    First the person, then the house

    15% of the world’s population, 8,5% in Spain, has some kind of disability. A different form of house planning, designing and building is necessary
  • Social and economic viability of cohousing (I)

    Social and economic viability of cohousing (I)

    Reflections on the place of the cohousing model in an individualistic society, from the social, economic and consumption aspects
  • 1 of 2
    12