PHOTOS: 7 Modern Day Green Communes From Around the World

08/20/2010 04:11 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Whether you call it co-housing, eco-villages, intentional community living or modern day communes, shared living with an eco-focus is experiencing a boom that rivals the 1960s and 1970s. These utopia-inspired dwellings boast organic farms, shared communal spaces, and one even relies on geothermal energy as a main power source.

From Ithaca to Japan and Oregon to Sweden, green utopias are sprouting around the world. Check out our slideshow of seven modern day eco-friendly communes and don't forget to vote on your favorites. As always, we want to hear from you in the comments.

PHOTOS: 7 Modern Day Green Communes From Around the World