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So far PureHouse Lab has created 11 blog entries.

Crowdfunding for Non-Profits

How to "CROWD-FUND" when you are a non-profit like us? For the past few months, we have been working on launching our crowdfunding campaign, which we have done this week… check out the campaign page on Generosity and feel free to donate and share! As a research-based do-tank, we pride [...]

By | March 26th, 2017|Co-Living|

What is “co-living”?

What is "co-living"? Our global network of experts and operators is quickly expanding and we have been contacting co-living operators from around the world! At the PUREHOUSE LAB, we are strong believers that shared living is a sustainable, affordable and flexible solution that responds to the housing crises that exist [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Co-Living|

From the Models Forum

From the Models Forum For Fabrice Simondi, our co-founder and Business & Organizational Models Forum Coordinator, co-living has been primarily driven by two concepts: mutualizaton and sharing resources. Fabrice says that this is where the word "economy" fits into the co-living phenomenon and offers an answer to human material needs. [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Co-Living|

From the Communications Forum

From the Communications Forum Xavier Cazard and Valérie Decroix are our Communications Forum coordinators who come from the Paris-based communications agency Entrecom. They have been helping us with our communications strategies and editorial policies and have provided invaluable advice for our crowdfunding campaign. For the Communications Forum they are looking [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Co-Living|

From the Policy Forum

From the Policy Forum Ana Paula is our Policy Forum Coordinator and urban planning specialist based in Sao Paolo. She defines co-living as something that is emerging but has its roots in history as well: “it covers many aspects of our prime nature (the crave for bonding, living in community, [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Co-Living|

From the Space Forum

From the Space Forum George Green’s first thoughts on co-living was that it was an ideal construct with political objectives, but he says that he has seen the sector emerge to a housing typology that has exploded both informally and formally. His distinction is that there are formal typologies that [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Co-Living|

From the Services and Tools Forum

From the Services and Tools Forum Guillaume De Jenlis is our Services and Tools Forum Coordinator based out of the Spark Labs co-working space in Union Square, NYC. He defines co-living as a lifestyle that enables people to share both human interactions and physical objects. He thinks that thing that [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Co-Living|

From the Community Forum

From the Community Forum Ryan Fix, our Community Forum coordinator and co-founder, says that the most important part of the co-living phenomenon is the communal experience; “while all the other aspects of co-living from the other forums is important, I think co-living doesn’t happen without community”. For him the co-living [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Co-Living|

Insights from the Pure House Community

Insights from the Pure House Community Written by Ryan Fix, the founder of Pure House and a co-founder of PUREHOUSE LAB. Community emerges one friendship at a time. Its most vivid manifestations are spontaneous and cannot be planned. Its emergence is entirely voluntary. These are some of the biggest lessons [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Co-Living|

Why Co-Living Today

Why Co-Living Today Written by George Green, our Space Forum Coordinator. The housing market is in crisis. Increasing prices, demographic changes and property scarcity has created a new generation asking desperately for living solutions beyond home ownership. Add to this a rental model that lacks any kind of service with [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Co-Living|
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