Development Consultant: Katie McCamant, CoHousing Solutions
Katie is a licensed architect and coauthor of the authoritative book on cohousing, Cohousing: A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves. Katie co-founded McCamant & Durrett Architects/Cohousing Company with her husband, Charles Durrett, in 1987. In 2006, she and Jim Leach (Wonderland Hill Development) co-founded CoHousing Partners, which is now run as a development consulting firm, CoHousing Solutions.
Since then, Katie has designed and developed dozens of cohousing communities in the United States and Canada. After 12 years living in and raising her daughter at Doyle Street Cohousing in Emeryville, she now lives with her husband at Nevada City Cohousing.
Marketing Consultant: Jenny Godwin, CoHousing Solutions
Jenny is the media leader for CoHousing Solutions, running the company’s website and outreach. She's passionate about harnessing the power of online media to bring people of shared vales together to do good for their communities and the planet.
Jenny provides her outreach and writing skills to communities in formation such as ours, aiding them with their recruitment, publicity and branding - including website design and media materials. Though not currently living in community, she considers herself a cohouser-in-training.
Architecture: McCamant & Durrett Architects
McCamant & Durrett Architects is an architecture and consulting firm based in Nevada City, CA. MDA is well known nationally and internationally for the design of cohousing communities, childcare facilities, pedestrian-friendly town planning and sustainable design.
Since 1987, firm works closely with their clients through a unique participatory design process that allows them to build the community, not brick by brick, but decision by decision. A leader in sustainable design, McCamant & Durrett Architects helps clients integrate the energy efficiencies and building systems that make their project sustainable and affordable.