Manzanita Village Cohousing  is a community in the mountins of Arizona.
 
Challenge:
Establish a productive central commons using community resources and volunteer labor.
 
Solution:
Work with the community over a period of years to plan and install the landscape design of the core of the community, running a series of rainwater harvesting workshops where cisterns were installed, and building and planting water harvesting earthworks with native and edible plantings.

 

Project Lead: Andrew Millison
 

Manzanita Village Cohousing

Prescott, Arizona, USA

 
Publicity poster
Publicity poster

for Rainwater Harvesting workshop.

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Rainwater Harvesting cistern
Rainwater Harvesting cistern
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Planting the earthworks
Planting the earthworks
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Plumbing the cisterns
Plumbing the cisterns
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New landscape installed
New landscape installed
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Publicity flyer
Publicity flyer
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Manzanita Village planting plan
Manzanita Village planting plan
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Manzanita Village earthworks plan
Manzanita Village earthworks plan
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Installed cistern
Installed cistern
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