Development Consultant: Katie McCamant
Katie McCamant brings the depth and diversity of her 30 + years of experience as an architect, developer, and cohousing resident to her clients.
She is a licensed architect and coauthor of the authoritative book, Cohousing: A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves which introduced cohousing to the English speaking world. Katie co-founded McCamant & Durrett Architects/Cohousing Company with Charles Durrett in 1987. In 2006, she and Jim Leach (Wonderland Hill Development) co-founded CoHousing Partners, a development company that partnered with cohousing groups. Today, she is the sole owner CoHousing Solutions, a development consulting firm that works with cohousing groups and developers across the US and Canada.
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 at Nevada City Cohousing in the Sierra Foothills
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.