15 06, 2019

Integral City Reflective Organ – June Solstice 2019: 4 Voices Imagine the Human Hive

By |2019-06-15T22:30:57+00:00June 15th, 2019|Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Complex Challenges, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Newsletter|0 Comments

This newsletter is published quarterly using a cycle of perspectives on the Integral City viewed from: Planet, People, Place and Power. The theme of this issue is People. For tens of thousands of years (or possibly hundreds of thousands of years) humans were contained in local contexts that became the objects of care [...]

9 06, 2019

Manifesto for Integral City Climate Change Agenda for Organizations

By |2019-06-09T05:45:19+00:00June 9th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, Book 2, Building - Structures, climate, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Reframing, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

This article by Marilyn Hamilton is republished here with permission from Enlivening Edge - where the original was published June 7, 2019. See below for link to full article. On the way to co-creating an Integral City—one that is TEAL/YELLOW[i] in its design, operation and regeneration—we will have to recalibrate our understanding of what a Green [...]

19 03, 2019

Evidence for Big Bite & Hope for Gaia?

By |2019-03-19T20:44:31+00:00March 19th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Integral Maps, Meshworking|0 Comments

In early March I had an opportunity to explore the question, “Are Cities Evolving as Gaia’s Reflective Organs?” My audience was an erudite gathering of the online 3 Horizons University (3Huni for short). I proposed to explore the case for the evolution of cities, not as a bane on the Earth, but as a [...]

19 01, 2019

cChallenge Draws On & Creates MetaCapitals

By |2019-02-19T13:21:03+00:00January 19th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, H. Research, Inquiry, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Learning Lhabitat, Master Intelligence, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking|1 Comment

I tend to be a big picture thinker. So, when I survey all the cChallenges that are underway with the ccc19cChallenge, I recognize that we are drawing on resources or capitals that arise from the larger community that I call Meta-Findhorn. My colleague Sean Esborn-Hargens of MetaIntegral has identified 10 Capitals that most [...]

13 01, 2019

How Do You and I Make Drawdown Personal?

By |2019-02-19T13:21:48+00:00January 13th, 2019|Caring, D. Strategic Intelligences, H. Research, Householder Dharma, Inquiry|0 Comments

This is the first of a series focusing on the ccc19 cChallenge experiment taking place in the Findhorn Community. Each of us 30 people (for 30 days) who is registered for the cChallenge has chosen our own cChange. In many ways we are supported by the culture and eco-village society in which we live. [...]

19 12, 2018

Integral Cities of the Year: 6 Cities Collaborating in Finland

By |2018-12-19T18:05:36+00:00December 19th, 2018|C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, City of Year, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

6 cities in Finland have earned the award of Integral Cities of the Year 2018. They have developed a strategy for working together that they call 6AIKA.  The strategy for sustainable urban development brings together Finland's six largest cities: Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, Tampere, Turku and Oulu. Together, they tackle the challenges of urbanisation and evolve [...]

9 09, 2018

The All-Inclusive Neighborhood

By |2018-09-18T10:34:39+00:00September 9th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|2 Comments

This is an introduction to an integral-holistic approach for transformation to sustainable communities by Patricia van der Haak and Carla Onderdelinden, Co-Founders of Transitiereizen, The Netherlands. Organizing abundance and sustainability You probably know the concept of the all inclusive holiday with as much food, sunshine, and swimming as you wish? The impact of the all [...]

25 07, 2018

Ecovillage Youth & Elders Explore 6 Questions

By |2018-07-26T11:29:36+00:00July 25th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Ecosphere, Inner, Inquiry, Lifecycle, Navigating - IVSM, Outer, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

One of the tensions most cities face is how to create the conditions for multiple generations to speak together. In an Ecovillage which is at a smaller scale of “human hive” than a city, the generational tensions can seem even more intense, because people are closer together in time and space on an everyday [...]

24 07, 2018

Imagining Integral City Contributions to Designing Urban Ecovillages

By |2018-11-04T11:30:03+00:00July 24th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 2, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps|0 Comments

At the Global Ecovillage Network's  European Conference 2018, The Wisdom of Conscious Communities, Integral City was invited and inspired to join conversations about the emergence of Urban Ecovillages (UE). Definitions & Types GEN defines an ecovillage as a community that sustains and regenerates its social and natural environments. And Urban Ecovillage is such [...]

24 07, 2018

Witnessing 4 Dimensions of an Ecovillage

By |2018-07-26T11:34:31+00:00July 24th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

In early July Integral City attended the Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) European Conference 2018, The Wisdom of Conscious Communities, in Lilleoru Estonia (near the capital Tallinn). We participated in several uses of the Ecovillage Playing cards and mandala, facilitated by GEN ED Kosha Joubert and Education Director, Anna Kovasna. This card-set has been [...]