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Buying a family home is a major life milestone in many countries. But a lack of affordable housing and a desire to curb carbon footprints has led to the rise of alternative forms of accommodation, including "co-housing." Just how does this model work? And how difficult is it to get people to share their living space?
Interviewees featured in this episode:
Dr. Sally Augustin, environmental psychologist
Dr. Helen Jarvis, professor of social geography engagement, University of Newcastle
Siv Helene Stangeland, partner Helen & Hard architects
Ashutosh Pandey, senior editor with DW Business