LILAC isn’t just about building houses, it’s about building a sense of community. We want all residents to feel they are pat of a strong flourishing neighbourhood where they can directly participate and their views matter.
Part of building this strong sense of community will be about design. Our design will maximise community interaction, based around the Danish co-housing model which mixes people’s needs for their own space in private homes with shared facilities in a co-house.
This Co-house will be at the heart of the community and will include communal cooking and eating facilities, laundry facilities, meeting space, play area, office and health space. This space will be occasionally open to the wider community for events and access to facilities. The project will create a beautiful living environment which will maximise green spaces, areas for food production and social interaction.
Living in the community will provide opportunities for weekly shared cooking and eating, social events and regular community meetings and events.