Selected cohousing videos


There is a lot of information about cohousing on the Internet including
a wikipedia cohousing article
There are a lot of videos about cohousing on the Internet.
Below is a list of selected videos about cohousing.
There is some overlap with: Videos at cohousing.org (Coho/US)

Many are by Chuck Durrett or his wife, Kathryn McCamant.
Both are American architects and authors, who have designed over 50 of the
about 150 cohousing communites in the US.

Short videos

Grace Kim's TED Talk: How cohousing can make us happier 10:20 Kathryn McCamant - lessons learned from the Danes 2008 3:58 Architect and cohousing expert Kathryn McCamant talks about a lesson learned from the Danes: Bringing houses together brings people together. Cohousing video by kids May 2015 2:30 Why living in cohousing is great -- not what is cohousing... Cohousing Explained: "What is a Home?" 2012 2:47 Animated explanation of why and what with narration by a cute kid. Denmark Is Considered One Of The Happiest Places In The World | TODAY 5:02

More detail / longer videos

Chuck Durrett - Cohousing An Afforable and Effective Solution to Housing Sydney March 17 2016 36:12 Charles Durrett Univ. of South Australia Mar 21, 2016 56:37 Innovation and Collaboration Centre Charles Durrett lecture, Oregon 2009 1:45:02 Cohousing: A Community Approach to Housing Ourselves - UOregonArchitecture A public lecture presented at the University of Oregon Department of Architecture on October 28, 2009. "What is Cohousing?" slideshow from Kraus Fitch Architects 66 slides in 2017 revised version, no narration but good text / captions etc. Has some format problems. Two part introduction to cohousing and a brief history of cohousing in Madison, Wisconsin from the first workshops through 2009, as told by Lou Host-Jablonski, Architect with Design Coalition: Madison cohousing intro Part 1 2009 9:45 Part 1 describes the book by McCamant & Durrett, Danish cohousing roots, and the first cohousing in the United States. Madison cohousing intro Part 2 2009 8:56 Part 2 describes a few early cohousing projects in the U.S., including Muir Commons which was included in a larger subdivision as the required the affordable part. Concludes with Madison workshops and three subsequent cohousing projects. Ted talk: Cohousing -- Community at its Best | Erica Elliott 2015 9:56 Cohousing information in Spanish (with 3 minute video) Chuck's presentation with dubbed translation and signed (Spanish?) for the deaf Sept 15 55:10 Manual del Senior Cohousing Grupo de Apoyo Mutuo Dani Wagman Jan 2016 A Pattern Language / Christopher Alexander demo video Not specifically about cohousing but related to design:

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