On a gently sloping 11 acre stretch of land just north of Seattle a remarkable group of people has grown from a simple idea into a thriving cohousing community. Nurtured by an inspiring vision of possibility, a rich spirit life and a creative culture of cooperation, they are living their dream and re-defining what it means to co-habitate sustainably. Songaia: An Unfolding Dream walks us through th...
Paperback: 206 pages
Publisher: Lanphear Design; 1 edition (November 15, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.5 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 2037002
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After Fred's death, his family and friends helped to publish some of his writings: about how this intentional community came to be. A beautiful soul with a beautiful idea and this book gives you a clear and enjoyable to read view into the process and...
rs of planning and construction, the momentous move-in and the subsequent years of evolving together as a close-knit, multi-generational neighborhood. Weaving together personal stories from a number of community members, it recounts the challenges, victories and learnings that continue to shape the community today. Examining twenty years of living together, the book discusses personal relationships, sustainability, sacred space, health, aging and death, group process, social context and relating to neighbors and the broader community network. Written by a community pioneer and elder who spent more than half his life living and facilitating community around the world, this is an invaluable book for anyone interested in community and cohousing.