Housing The Co-Op. A Micro-Political Manifesto

R. Hehl ; P. Ventura ; S. Delz

Publisher Ruby Press

ISBN 9783944074313

Idea Code 20204

Since 2008, there has been a renewed search for alternative forms of housing production that can move beyond speculative interests and are based instead on models of co-ownership, co-production, and co-management. Hence the concept of the cooperative has experienced a true renaissance in recent years. This book explores how cooperative housing construction and forms of self-determined building production might offer effective solutions to the global housing crisis, moving us closer to a more equitable and sustainable future through systematic change. With case studies from Germany, Switzerland, Brazil, Uruguay, Ethiopia, and China, as well as a glossary of important terms.

244 p, ills bw, 11 x 17 cm, pb, English


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