15 09, 2018

Edmonton is Evolving

By |2018-09-15T12:14:31+00:00September 15th, 2018|Action, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

This blog is contributed by Beth Sanders MCP RPP, Founder of Populus and Meshworker of the Year 2013, Leader in Integral City Core Team and Global Constellation. How do we welcome more people and new homes in our older neighborhoods?  This is the question behind a project in Edmonton, Canada, to develop an action [...]

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 [...]

18 08, 2018

Sustaining, Improving, Evolving, Propagating Integral Cities

By |2018-08-18T12:41:17+00:00August 18th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, H. Research|0 Comments

This is Part 2 of a 2-part interview by Alain Gauthier with Marilyn Hamilton, Founder of Integral City Meshworks. AG: In what ways has the Integral City work become self-sustaining, self-improving, self-evolving and self-propagating? MH: I would say the work has become self-sustaining because it seems to have captured the many but partial [...]

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 [...]

10 05, 2018

Integral City 4.0 Co-Creating the Future of Cities Now – An Update from Findhorn

By |2018-05-10T05:17:44+00:00May 10th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

Our Integral City 4.0 project brought together 16 participants from around the world - Australia, Russia, Spain, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Canada. The intention of the 3.5-day workshop was Co-creating the Future of Cities Now through Placecaring and Placemaking. We explored experientially key maps from the Integral City framework - the Integral map of [...]

13 03, 2018

Book Review – A New Republic of the Heart: An Ethos for Revolutionaries by Terry Patten – A Wake Up Call for Integral City Conversations with the 4 Voices

By |2018-03-14T13:11:30+00:00March 13th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Knowing Field, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|3 Comments

Review by Marilyn Hamilton, Founder of Integral City and author of Integral City Book Series Terry Patten’s New Republic of the Heart is a book not just for Revolutionaries but for at least three tribes all active in the current public discourse. Patten names them as Innovators, Ecologists and Evolutionaries. These three tribes are [...]

3 03, 2018

Right Move vs Next Move Overview

By |2018-03-14T13:20:25+00:00March 3rd, 2018|Action, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Meshworking, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Right Move vs Next Move Overview

I am at the stage of my move from Canada to Scotland, where small doubts, hidden concerns and niggling worries creep into my daily thoughts. I wonder (privately to myself), “Did I make the right move?” Of course, it is too early to tell. I just have to trust the process of following [...]

3 03, 2018

Moving Recalibrates Place Making & Place Caring

By |2018-03-14T13:13:46+00:00March 3rd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, Designing Impact, Inquiry|0 Comments

Place Making As I set up a new home here in Findhorn Scotland, I notice the actions it takes to make a place comfortable, workable, effective, functional. It tends to focus on the physical container, the artefacts that equip and furnish it, the operational systems we so often take for granted (heat, light, power, [...]

22 02, 2018

Moving as Action Learning

By |2018-03-03T16:28:58+00:00February 22nd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Lifecycle, Spiritual intelligence|Comments Off on Moving as Action Learning

Much of my academic interests and Integral City work has involved the principles of Action Learning (Action Inquiry, Action Research). So, with this life-move from Canada to Scotland, I am naturally curious how those principles apply to my situation. As I have written previously, Be Still, Be Moved, Repeat is a life-practice model [...]

6 01, 2018

Integral City Reflective Organ – Winter 2017- 2018: Power to Move

By |2018-01-07T21:15:11+00:00January 6th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 2, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Classroom course, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, F. Training, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Newsletter, Placecaring, Placemaking, 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 Power.   The human hive has millions of stories of spiritual service – in many cities representing all the world’s religions. Once these diverse religious practices [...]