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Sam

sam@books.theunseen.city

Joined 1 year ago

Cooperator and Atlantan, when not reading 📚 probably wants to be out backpacking ⛺🥾, climbing 🧗, or mountain biking 🚵.

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6% complete! Sam has read 5 of 75 books.

Creating Cohousing (Paperback, 2011, New Society Publishers) 5 stars

A handbook for community builders interested in cohousing from some of the founders of the …

In addition to monthly workdays, the community takes on one major project each year. … "The annual project each year helps maintain some of the positive cooperative energy we had when we were planning Drejerbanken," one resident told us.

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Creating Cohousing (Paperback, 2011, New Society Publishers) 5 stars

A handbook for community builders interested in cohousing from some of the founders of the …

People who choose cohousing do not seek the isolation of ideological purity, no matter how liberal or conservative its orientation. Rather, they seek a sense of place fostered by regular dinners together; common space with cars parked at the periphery; consumer goods (lawn mowers, washers and dryers, and the like) and property shared in common or owned individually as each makes sense, in an effort to create a highs functioning neighborhood where people know and care about each other.

Creating Cohousing by , (Page 71)

I never fully understood the difference between co-housing and an intentional community before, but I think the ideological angle sums it up well.

After The Revolution (Paperback, 2022, AK Press) 4 stars

What will the fracturing of the United States look like? After the Revolution is an …

I have a draft of a novella right now that sounds like a less action-y version of this set around Atlanta instead of Austin. Given that I used to live in Austin maybe I should read this! Or maybe I should avoid it so I don't accidentally let things bleed over since it sounds like a similar concept!