Welcome to our Vancouver Cohousing Community.

WHAT IS COHOUSING

Cohousing communities consist of privately owned homes in addition to extensive common areas. They are designed by residents who choose to live in a close-knit neighbourhood with a healthy blend of privacy and community. Residents manage their own cohousing communities, and also…

OUR PROJECT

Vancouver Cohousing consists of 29 privately owned, fully equipped homes plus 2 rental units, in addition to a large and beautiful common house and outdoor common areas. This vibrant community is located on 33rd Avenue between Victoria Drive and Knight Street. There are…

APPEALING DESIGN

The project is designed by the community members and facilitated by the work of Ankenman Marchand Architects based on the early work of Vancouver Cohousing Getting it Built Workshop with Architect Chuck Durrett. “More cohousing communities have been launched as a result of this workshop than by any other means.” Chuck Durrett

OUR COMMUNITY

We have been living in our community approaching 7 years at the the end of February 2023. With most kitchens facing into the courtyard, and other ways the architecture supports connection, we’re in touch with who’s around and what’s happening. We can drop in on each other at will (as long as a person’s blinds are open, signaling our welcome.) ...

VISION AND VALUES

Our Vision is to be an inspirational model of a cohousing community. Our Mission is to create a multi-generational community that enables meaningful connection and relationships, allows space for authentic expression, encourages personal growth and generates a sense of safety and belonging...

OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD

Vancouver Cohousing is located in Vancouver BC, at 1733 East 33rd Ave. between Victoria and Knight in Vancouver’s Kensington-Cedar Cottage neighbourhood. Our site is in a traditional neighbourhood and is walkable to vibrant Victoria Drive, with restaurants, cafes, and grocers. Amenities include…

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