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Issue 136


Find Issue #136, (Fall 2007) – “Is Beauty Important?” of Communities Magazine here!

When Someone Blocks Far Too Frequently

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Our consensus trainers and communication and process experts advise what to do about “repeat blockers” in community.


Does It Really Matter What It Looks Like?

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We asked 50 communitarians about attitudes about beauty in their communities. Did they value aesthetics in their buildings and landscape? Would they trade environmental or economic needs for beauty? their answers may surprise you.


The Meandering Paths of Arcadia

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Builder and old-house renovator Alex Daniell fell in love with the charming, old-world village atmosphere of 8-year-old Arcadia Cohousing. He asks Giles Blunden, the group’s architect, how he did it.


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