26 07, 2018

Tallinn’s Telliskivi “Creative City” Most Popular Uber Destination

By |2018-07-26T11:27:33+00:00July 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tallinn Old Town is an intriguing, magical, historic location full of turrets, castle walls and Hanseatic architecture that used to make it the most popular tourist attraction for the many tourists who visit by land and sea in the summer months. But Old Town has been replaced by Telliskivi, Tallinn’s Creative City as the [...]

28 06, 2018

Integral City Reflective Organ – June Solstice 2018: Evolutionary Allies Placecare & Placemake the Human Hive

By |2018-06-29T14:32:14+00:00June 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|2 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. Designing on, with, and as the Integral City derives from our understanding of the developmental capacities that evolve in the people who act as designers. [...]

19 06, 2018

Deepening Care Expands Inner Journey of Life

By |2018-06-19T06:09:38+00:00June 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Caring in my granddaughter is an expression of moral influence. Caring may be considered her inner journey. It gives her an inner view of her reality. She experiences it as four perspectival stances: herself as I; others as You/We; habitat as It; and planet as Its. Deepening care unfolds her patterns of expanding [...]

19 06, 2018

What is the Human Hive?

By |2018-06-19T06:01:36+00:00June 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The human hive - the equivalent habitat for our species of the honeybee’s hive – represents man’s most complex system yet created. In all its qualities – both dignities and disasters -  it is an expression of the deepest essence of man’s creative capacities. James Lovelock (2009) recently recognized homo sapiens as Gaia’s [...]

16 03, 2018

Integral City Reflective Organ – March 2018: Eco-Villages, Human Hives and Gaia’s Reflective Organs

By |2018-03-17T08:45:17+00:00March 16th, 2018|Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Newsletter, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality, Uncategorized|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. I heard James Lovelock, author of the Gaia Hypothesis (that the Earth herself is a living system) postulate that the contribution that humans make to [...]

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 [...]

25 10, 2017

Co-Creating the Cities of the Future, Now – Reus, Catalonia, Nov 17-18 2017

By |2017-10-25T20:41:05+00:00October 25th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Placecaring, Placemaking, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A healthy city is the one that continually creates and improves its physical and social environments and extends community resources that allow people to mutually support themselves in the realization of all the functions of life and develop to the full potential. World Health Organization International Congress on Integral Cities: Transforming the world through [...]

10 10, 2017

A Tale of Cities & Cells: Our Human Evolutionary Agenda

By |2017-10-09T18:41:26+00:00October 10th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Integral Maps, Uncategorized|0 Comments

by Guest Blogger Elisabet Sahtouris, PhD evolution biologist and futurist, Advisor to Integral City. Elisabet notes the visual similarities of naturally evolved biological cells and cities with long histories, and makes an actual comparison of the two as complex adaptive living entities in evolution. She concludes that cities have greater evolutionary potential for leading us into [...]

20 12, 2016

Integral City Meshworks + Integral Without Borders = New Synergy

By |2017-04-07T02:57:16+00:00December 20th, 2016|C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Master Intelligence, Spiritual intelligence, Uncategorized|0 Comments

  “The world is changing. Borders are shifting. Development is happening at all scales – in organizations, communities, cities, nations and globally. It’s time we brought new energy into our service to emerging the next stages of evolution for human systems. Let’s see if we can synergize together!”         With this shared [...]