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Intentional communities

Line drawing illustration of cohousing building
Summer 2023

An introduction to cohousing

What exactly are cohousing and intentional communities?

Cohousing is a way of living where people choose to share space with their neighbors, get to know them, and look after them.

Architect Grace Kim (’93 Arch.) explains the idea, and its many benefits, in her 2017 TED Talk video below. Continue on for more resources on cohousing.



Learn more

It takes a village (WSM, Summer 2023)

Cohousing communities and more information at the Cohousing Association of the United States

Northwest Intentional Communities Association