members of the anabaptist christian bruderhof communities
live, eat, work and worship communally
young musicians living in a shared community in amsterdam
a commune (the french word appearing in the 12th century from communia, meaning a large gathering of people sharing a common life; from latin communis, things held in common) is an of people living together, sharing common interests, often having common values and beliefs, as well as shared property, possessions, resources, and, in some communes, work, income or assets.
in addition to the communal economy, consensus decision-making, non-hierarchical structures and ecological living have become important core principles for many communes. there are many contemporary intentional communities all over the world, a list of which can be found at the (fic).