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American Agenda (Family: Co-Housing In Denmark) #119431

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 01, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Copenhagen, Denmark: Rebecca Chase) Model community for cooperative housing in Denmark featured; details given of "co-housing" experiment to develop a family-like sense of community within a housing development; scenes shown. [Torben and Gerda EHRBAHL, Hannah ORTH, Nina HANAMAAN, Prunilla GRUENBERGER - discuss how co-housing offers cooperation and caring.] Role of architectural design in fostering sense of community explained. [HANAMAAN - talks about sense of belonging.] [MAN - comments.] Dvt. of new government-sponsored projects in Denmark noted. Two California architects noted hoping to develop concept in US. [Charles DURRETT, Kathryn McCAMANT - talk about co-housing.] [Gerda EHRBAHL - comments.] This concept as an alternative to the old extended family noted.

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter

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