This panel explores examples of co-housing for seniors in urban environments and stresses the role of design in discussions about housing alternatives for seniors. The program will also explore how co-housing can address accessibility and sustainability, and how these spaces can enhance benefits to elders.
AIANY Design for Aging Committee and AIANY Housing Committee
Carole Agate, Senior Resident of Cornerstone Cohousing, Cambridge, MA
Grace Kim, Founding Principal, Schemata Workshop, Seattle, WA – Kim has completed cohousing projects and has served on the board of The Cohousing Association, a national not-for-profit organization.
Jim Leach, President, Wonderland Hill Development Company (WHDC), Boulder, CO – WHDC has developed cohousing communities in the western United States for over 20 years.
Patrick B. Han, Principal, Office ESC, New York, NY – Han has served as the Board Vice President (2012-2015) of The Cohousing Association, a national not-for-profit organization.