13 09, 2017

Finding the Right Place

By |2017-09-13T21:34:51+00:00September 13th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, Book 2, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Lifecycle, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Guest Blogger: Alia Aurami   I loved Cherie's and [Anonymous] idea of the intuitive city walks, and that could be a great practice! The inquiry into “place” brings up two resonances in me. One is that I think each of us has "our right place" on the surface of Gaia, at a given time, [...]

13 09, 2017

An Intuitive Walk through Amsterdam

By |2018-01-02T20:43:32+00:00September 13th, 2017|Action, Book 2, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Guest Blogger: Anonymous Setting the scene I have taken a short holiday from my home in the country near Utrecht to stay in Amsterdam for a few days. Here are extracts from my journal of several of my experiences during that stay to intimately connect to Place. This blog was respectfully withdrawn at request [...]

13 09, 2017

Finding Bearings about Place

By |2017-09-13T21:38:11+00:00September 13th, 2017|Action, Book 2, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Guest Blogger: Ellen van Dongen I feel that I can find my bearings concerning ‘place’, now. It is connected to my Lifemaps work and Integral City. Place is part of Integral City’s Master Code. I am deeply touched and humbled by the importance and generative power of the Master Code. For me it is [...]

28 08, 2017

Integral City Intelligences Reflect Living System Principles

By |2017-08-30T13:57:01+00:00August 28th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 3, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Inner, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Outer, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

The 12 Intelligences of the Integral City can be directly connected to the Principles of Living Systems. This may not be surprising given the core influences of their creators. In the case of the 12 Intelligences, I was considering the evolution of the holarchy of human systems from individual, to family/collectives, to organizations, to [...]

2 06, 2017

Why the Science of Cities Must Include Subjective and Intersubjective Data Along With Objective and Interobjective Data

By |2017-06-02T19:38:22+00:00June 2nd, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Inner, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Outer, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

After reading Scale by Geoffrey West, I am deeply impressed by his research, even though it appears that I have some fundamental disagreement with some of his conclusions. West argues for a framework of scaling cities (and other complex adaptive systems) that includes four core properties. His treatise is to my sensibilities so [...]

1 06, 2017

Confessions of a Science of Cities Junky

By |2017-06-02T21:17:22+00:00June 1st, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 2, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Integral Maps, Lifecycle|Comments Off on Confessions of a Science of Cities Junky

Finally, a book on the science of cities!! Geoffrey West’s Scale explains the universal laws that govern cities and how growth, innovation, sustainability, companies and economies contribute to the patterns of city dynamics. Every couple of years a new book is published that corroborates key tenets that Integral City has framed for cities [...]

18 05, 2017

Integral City, Climate Change Inquiry, Action & Impact

By |2017-05-19T14:42:47+00:00May 18th, 2017|Action, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, C. Collective Intelligences, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Lifecycle, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

​Jeannie Carlisle of Integral Publishers & Integral Leadership Review interviewed Marilyn Hamilton about her views on Climate Change and how the second book in the Integral City series, Integral City Inquiry & Impact: Designing Impact for the Human Hive could contribute to engaging the 4 +1 Voices of the City. JC: Could the [...]

6 04, 2017

Integral City Reflective Organ – April 2017: Prototypes for a Planet of Integral Cities

By |2017-05-17T21:30:57+00:00April 6th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, F. Training, Inner, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Newsletter, Outer, Spirituality|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 Planet. The design for this Integral City prototype [of sustainable community development] places emphasis on the development of the people skills in sustainable communities because this [...]

10 03, 2017

Rediscovering Aliveness from Grieving: The Third Win

By |2017-04-07T02:57:15+00:00March 10th, 2017|E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Inner, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

Aliveness requires three processes: surviving, connecting to my environment and regenerating. Grief has a way of interfering in the practice of all three activities that make aliveness feel no longer attainable and seemingly not winnable. But grief also calls forth a recovery process that uses the relationship between these three practices like a scaffold that [...]