Part 4b of the Case for Coliving series covers how Coliving can Decrease the Network’s Disadvantages including political isolation, societal polarization, and curbing creativity. We also discuss how homogenous communities can affect Coliving and review strategies to ensure that Coliving companies create the best possible communities in today’s societies.
Part 4a of the Case for Coliving series covers how Coliving can Magnify Advantages of Modern Living. We find that Coliving can help lead to more comfortable living, more efficient social movements, and increasing the positive effects of weak ties.
Part 3 of the Case for Coliving series covers the Advantages and Disadvantages of living in Networks. We discover that changes to modern living have made our individual lives more comfortable in a variety of ways, but at the expense of isolating us from diverse perspectives and polarizing our communities.
Part 2 of the Case for Coliving series covers How We Live. We learn about the old American community called the Township and how it was built on a foundation of strong middle ring relationships. We then discover that many American communities have transformed to a new type of community called the Network that is based on strong inner and outer ring relationships.
Part 1 of the Case for Coliving series examines modern living trends such as the Big Sort and urbanization. We find that America’s metropolitan areas are growing and because it’s easier than ever for Americans to live where they want, they’re sorting themselves into homogenous communities.