April 25, 2014

Imagine…

            a world built on collaboration rather than competition... a world in which all people thrive, where not only the fittest survive... a world where all perspectives are… [more]

Imagine… Imagine...

Quitetude Cottage

              The Quietude is one of my favorite design concepts for a small house and an inspiration for our EcoHouse Cottages. Based on a mandala floor plan, the architect… [more]

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Asheville Pocket Neighborhood

                  Our Asheville pocket neighborhood has been greatly influenced by the Cottage Company in Seattle, Washington and their architect, Ross Chapin.… [more]

Asheville Pocket Neighborhood Asheville Pocket Neighborhood

Recent Posts

Breaking Ground at Echo Hills Cottages

After being hung up in permitting for several months, we got the green light around the beginning of the year and broke ground on the first house in our pocket neighborhood in Asheville. Although January isn't an ideal time of the year for starting new construction, we were … [Read More...]

The Collaborative Culture at Echo Hills Cottages

I recently put together a document related to the culture we intend to nurture in the intentional neighborhood of Echo Hills Cottages. I thought I would share it here and would love to hear your response. Introduction: Echo Hills Cottages is an “intentional” pocket … [Read More...]

Echo Hills Site Plan

It has been a while since I posted last, as we have been hung up in bureaucracy as we pursue permitting for Echo Hills Cottages. I decided to focus on architectural design, thinking I could work on the infrastructure while the first house was being built. I was mostly right … [Read More...]

Imagine…

            a world built on collaboration rather than competition... a world in which all people thrive, where not only the fittest survive... a world where all perspectives are honored, all gifts are valued, and no one's need … [Read More...]

Quitetude Cottage

              The Quietude is one of my favorite design concepts for a small house and an inspiration for our EcoHouse Cottages. Based on a mandala floor plan, the architect designed the house with affordability, … [Read More...]