Facebook Google+ Twitter LinkedIn Pinterest People often ask me to define “Intentional Community”. In short, it is a planned community of self-selecting residents with common values that prioritize social cohesion, shared responsibilities & shared resources. I find it best to provide an overview of an existing intentional community. Below, I will provide a case study of Twin Oaks. You may resonate with or against some of what you read. Keep in mind that each community decides what works best for
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I get asked that a lot. But I think it is the wrong question. I feel a better question is “What is the difference between a neighborhood and a community?”
Typically, a neighborhood is built to improve the wealth of a developer or landlord. The ultimate goal is profit. On the other end of the spectrum is a people-based model, where the bottom line is maximizing the happiness index & meeting the needs of the residents.
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Prepandemic I attended 1-2 tiny house festivals a month as a speaker and brought a professional courtesty booth to help visitors find places to live in their tiny house. This serves as a great benefit to festival goers, builders and festival organizers alike!
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