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Communal life project

Herramientas y documentación para crear un proyecto cohousing en España. Incluye como ejemplo los procedimientos que hemos aplicado en el Centro Social de Convivencia, Asistencia y Servicios para Mayores de la Cooperativa Trabensol.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Collaborative form of life

    Collaborative form of life

    A collaborative economy and form of life is possible. Sharing, exchanging, lending, giving, renting, buying... at a local and global scale
  • What does a cohousing look like (I)

    What does a cohousing look like (I)

    The type of building, common spaces and main free spaces must be decided at the beginning of a new construction cohousing project
  • What is cohousing (I)

    What is cohousing (I)

    It is a type of joint community by its way of understanding life. Planned by its residents, it is formed by private homes and a major part of common services
  • Assignment of use | Alternative access to housing

    Assignment of use | Alternative access to housing

    Assignment of use is an alternative to owning or renting property. It is one of the characteristic models of cohousing in Spain
  • Levels of communal living-privacy in Trabensol Centre

    Levels of communal living-privacy in Trabensol Centre

    Trabensol Cooperative demanded a perfect balance between common and private. Equipo Bloque Arquitectos addressed this issue through levels of communal living-privacy
  • Designing a cohousing form of life: from the initial plan to Trabensol Centre finished building

    Designing a cohousing form of life: from the initial plan to Trabensol Centre finished building

    Trabensol Cooperative challenged Equipo Bloque Arquitectos: to transform cohousing form of life into an architecture project