19 09, 2017

Integral City Reflective Organ – September Equinox 2017: Architecting Around Crisis & Sustainability to Aliveness in the Human Hive

By | 2017-09-20T18:12:45+00:00 September 19th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, Book 2, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Global/Worldcentric, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Knowing Field, Newsletter, Placecaring, Placemaking|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 Place. What inspires you about your place? How do you define place? What qualities of the place(s) you love makes you feel FULLY ALIVE? Do you agree [...]

28 06, 2017

Living Cities Russia – Interview with Co-Founder Lev Gordon

By | 2017-06-30T00:04:20+00:00 June 28th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, F. Training, Global/Worldcentric, Inner, Outer|Comments Off on Living Cities Russia – Interview with Co-Founder Lev Gordon

Integral City sat down in June, 2017, with Lev Gordon on his recent visit to North America. We got the "inside scoop" from Lev on how he and his colleagues had transformed the Urbanfest 2014, featuring Integral City with other urban experts, into a Living Cities Association that stretches from Vladivostok to St. Petersburg. [...]

4 05, 2017

Integral City Designs for Collective Impact

By | 2017-05-07T16:13:45+00:00 May 4th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, Book 2, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, Ego, Ethno, Global/Worldcentric, H. Research, Inquiry, Inquiry, Placecaring, Placemaking, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

When Integral City works with a city like Durant, we design with a framework based on Values and the 4 Voices of the Human Hive. Our methodologies are designed around the principles for collective impact embedded in: Appreciative Inquiry Action Research The 4 Voices include the Citizens, Civil Society, Civic Managers and Business. [...]

25 09, 2014

Integral City Reflective Organ – September Equinox 2014: Celebrating the Power of Place

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:24+00:00 September 25th, 2014|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, city, Ecosphere, Emergence, Global/Worldcentric, Newsletter|4 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 Place. … When we consider the complexity of hierarchies and centers that make up a city, it is easy to see why cities represent the pinnacle of human [...]

21 03, 2014

Integral City March Equinox 2014: Working Together With the Planet in Mind

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:27+00:00 March 21st, 2014|city, D. Strategic Intelligences, Global/Worldcentric|0 Comments

Integral City is a multi-perspectival view of the city. Simultaneously we consider the Lenses of I, We, He/She/It and Them. We remember the Knowing Fields deep within us of self, elders, family and ethnicity. And we stretch outside of our familiar Fields to appreciate the Knowing of authorities, work places and diverse communities. On Earth [...]

11 02, 2014

Ekurhuleni’s Future: Civic Managers Create Habitat for Wellbeing

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:27+00:00 February 11th, 2014|Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Ethno, Global/Worldcentric, Voices|0 Comments

An old African tale relates how to take care of the wellbeing of elephants. ((1) As told to me by Dr. Don Beck). It seems a herd of elephants became very sick. The villagers consulted with the big city veterinarian who came to diagnose the ailment. But he could do nothing. Then the villagers consulted [...]

18 08, 2013

Civil Society – Occupy the New Integrator Voice for the City

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:28+00:00 August 18th, 2013|city, Ego, Ethno, Global/Worldcentric, Learning Lhabitat, Master Intelligence, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|5 Comments

Civil Society has a new opportunity in the city. It was voiced a little tentatively at the ITC2013 Learning Lhabitat .  Participants asked, " are we on the right track?" Civil Society: The New Integrator Voice of the City We have written, in an earlier blog about the new integrator voice open to a [...]

22 02, 2013

Integral City Map 5: Embracing Spirituality in the Human Hive

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:30+00:00 February 22nd, 2013|C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ego, Emergence, Ethno, Global/Worldcentric, Master Intelligence, Spiritual intelligence|11 Comments

Integral City how do I capture your spirit? Map 5 gives us a glimpse into the spiritual energy of love, that is ever-present in the Human Hive, as we live on the edge of evolution. Integral City Map 5: Spirituality in the Human Hive Where is it possible to sense the spirit of [...]

15 02, 2013

Integral City Map 3: Relating Change to Exchange

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:30+00:00 February 15th, 2013|Building - Structures, Ego, Ethno, Global/Worldcentric, Inner, Lifecycle, Outer, Storytelling - Cultures|10 Comments

Integral City how do we relate to your constant changes and exchanges? Map 3 reveals the cycles that flow through and around your prolific eco-system. Integral City Map 3: The Scalar Fractal Relationship of Micro, Meso and Macro Human Systems In the city, as individuals we grow our capacities. When life conditions trigger [...]

22 03, 2012

Sense in the City Spring 2012 – Generating Change in the Human Hive

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:33+00:00 March 22nd, 2012|Global/Worldcentric, Inquiry, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Spring Equinox Greetings, Integral City-zens and Friends of Integral City   Today's Integral City Sparkies for City Diversity Generators: What city in the world has developed a course of study and practise that enables a person to methodically progress from cradle to peak prformance at the defined levels of complexity that deliver leadership to the powers 1 through [...]