Click on the individual designs to see the concepts for what a physical “Housing Lab” might look like:
The Orchard Houses – Two compact and beautiful houses are planning to be built in 2019 on an acre of land a few blocks from downtown Crozet. They will be built with care for affordability, efficiency, on site food production, comfort and great outdoor spaces. Live in a walkable community and grow your own food! Check out the full designs here:
“Ecovillage Charlottesville” – A Multifamily concept for an ecovillage on a 6 acre parcel just outside the city limits of Charlottesville. This is no longer the direction of the community, please see The Ecovillage Charlottesville website for the most up to date information
“Ecovillage Charlottesville Permaculture Design” – An academic look at Ecovillage Charlottesville as a design project for a permaculture class which is a snapshot into the behind the scenes thinking that is going into designing the community.