10 05, 2018

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

By | 2018-05-10T05:17:44+00:00 May 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+00:00 March 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

Blessed Move-ablity

By | 2018-03-14T13:16:14+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Inquiry, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|2 Comments

For those of us who pride ourselves on being effective change agents, movability is assumed to be easily attainable. But the ability to move can demand more that we may contemplate until we are in the midst of the move itself. Then I might hear myself saying, “I never realized moving would involve THIS!!” [...]

22 02, 2018

Moving as Action Learning

By | 2018-03-03T16:28:58+00:00 February 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 [...]

28 08, 2017

Integral City Intelligences Reflect Living System Principles

By | 2017-08-30T13:57:01+00:00 August 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 [...]

4 07, 2017

Engaging Change through Whole-self and Whole-systems Exploration

By | 2017-07-04T21:26:25+00:00 July 4th, 2017|C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Knowing Field, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|2 Comments

In this article, Guest Blogger and Integral City Lead Constellator, Diana Claire Douglas provides an overview of Systemic Constellation Work (SCW), an approach that enables stakeholders to effectively engage in systems change.  Douglas explores opportunities where SCW can be used to enhance Collective Impact efforts and highlights examples of community change to illustrate this [...]

9 05, 2017

Urban planners get new tool for building sustainable, smart cities

By | 2017-05-06T00:13:51+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Action, Book 2, Designing Impact, H. Research, Inquiry, Inquiry, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Marilyn Hamilton, renowned expert on integral city planning, and Integral Publishers release second book in the Integral City book series, a how-to guide for placemakers May 9, 2017--Vancouver, BC and Tuscon, AZ--Marilyn Hamilton, the foremost expert on integral city planning and Integral Publishers, the first publishing house dedicated to publishing works on integral, [...]

4 05, 2017

Collective Impact Aligns Strategic Planning with Placecaring & Placemaking KSF’s

By | 2017-05-07T15:47:20+00:00 May 4th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Inner, Inquiry, Inquiry, Master Intelligence, Outer, Placecaring, Placemaking, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Imagine Durant has drafted a working Vision. They are at a stage where that Vision will continue to be refined and wordsmithed. But it captures enough of the intentions of the last 3 years of Dialogue that three strategic themes have emerged. 1.Learning & Growing Citizens through: Growing (participation) Educating (to world-class level) [...]

4 05, 2017

Collective Impact Calls Forth Long Term Horizons

By | 2017-05-04T20:56:13+00:00 May 4th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, Book 2, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, Ecosphere, Inquiry, Inquiry, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking, Storytelling - Cultures, Voices|0 Comments

With a process and a project like Imagine Durant, collective impact calls forth civic engagement in the present. But it also calls for a picture of a longer-term impact. The Integral City Book 1 is dedicated to the 7th generation from now – a horizon line adapted from the First Nations peoples who invoke [...]