15 06, 2019

Integral City Reflective Organ – June Solstice 2019: 4 Voices Imagine the Human Hive

By |2019-07-04T18:31:55+00:00June 15th, 2019|Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Complex Challenges, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Newsletter|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 People. For tens of thousands of years (or possibly hundreds of thousands of years) humans were contained in local contexts that became the objects of care [...]

15 06, 2019

Imagine Your City as a Thriving Innovation Ecosystem

By |2019-06-15T10:32:45+00:00June 15th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality|0 Comments

For us to imagine the Human Hive as a thriving innovation eco-system we can learn both from the wisdom of evolution biologist, Elisabet Sahtouris and the three principles used to frame life/work/relationship intentions at Findhorn The Park. We have adapted the conditions that Elisabet sets out into 17 steps divided into Findhorn's precepts of [...]

20 03, 2019

Integral City Reflective Organ – March 2019: Are Cities Evolving as Gaia’s Reflective Organs?

By |2019-03-28T09:30:33+00:00March 20th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 3, Capacity Building, Caring, Caring, Contexting, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Enlivening Edge, Integral Maps|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. … when we look at the scale of life on this planet, we notice that cities as human systems are in the center of the [...]

19 03, 2019

Evidence for Big Bite & Hope for Gaia?

By |2019-03-19T20:44:31+00:00March 19th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Integral Maps, Meshworking|0 Comments

In early March I had an opportunity to explore the question, “Are Cities Evolving as Gaia’s Reflective Organs?” My audience was an erudite gathering of the online 3 Horizons University (3Huni for short). I proposed to explore the case for the evolution of cities, not as a bane on the Earth, but as a [...]

19 03, 2019

Integral City Maps, Intelligences, Emergent Practices for Gaia

By |2019-03-19T20:39:58+00:00March 19th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Integral Maps|0 Comments

In early March I had an opportunity to explore the question, “Are Cities Evolving as Gaia’s Reflective Organs?” My audience was an erudite gathering of the online 3 Horizons University (3Huni for short). I proposed to explore the case for the evolution of cities, not as a bane on the Earth, but as a [...]

19 03, 2019

Thought Experiments – Listening & Learning from Bees

By |2019-03-19T20:35:01+00:00March 19th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Integral Maps|0 Comments

In early March I had an opportunity to explore the question, “Are Cities Evolving as Gaia’s Reflective Organs?” My audience was an erudite gathering of the online 3 Horizons University (3Huni for short). I proposed to explore the case for the evolution of cities, not as a bane on the Earth, but as a [...]

19 03, 2019

Are Cities Evolving as Gaia’s Reflective Organs?

By |2019-03-19T20:37:47+00:00March 19th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Emergence, Integral Maps, Meshworking|0 Comments

In early March I had an opportunity to explore the question, “Are Cities Evolving as Gaia’s Reflective Organs?” My audience was an erudite gathering of the online 3 Horizons University (3Huni for short). I proposed to explore the case for the evolution of cities, not as a bane on the Earth, but as a [...]

12 03, 2019

Tamarack: Open Letter from Integral City Beyond Resilient Beyond Smart

By |2019-06-15T10:29:50+00:00March 12th, 2019|Book 2, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Meshworking, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality|0 Comments

Dear Tamarack I was last with you in your Vancouver 2017 Conference, sharing my second book, Inquiry & Action, Designing Impact for the Human Hive. Earlier that year I was with you in Kitchener/Waterloo exploring Placecaring and Placemaking in your Collective Impact Conference. This letter is to renew and continue an inspiring partnership - [...]

2 02, 2019

Meta-Findhorn 4+1 Voices Think Cosmically, Feel Globally, Act Locally

By |2019-02-19T13:18:58+00:00February 2nd, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

One of the “meta-challenges” of the cChallenge opportunity that attracted me was the opportunity to view the cChallenge in the context of a “meta-community”. I was curious if we would attract participation from what I call the 4+1 Voices of the Human Hive; namely, Citizens, Civic Managers, Business/Innovators and the Third Sector – plus [...]

28 01, 2019

How Do Organizations Enliven the City?

By |2019-02-19T13:19:25+00:00January 28th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Integral Maps|0 Comments

This article was published in Enlivening Edge Magazine JANUARY 27, 2019  By Marilyn Hamilton for Enlivening Edge MagazineMany people ask me what city or cities are Integral Cities? My usual response is that Integral City is a framework or a model or a paradigm for understanding “city.”I see the city as a human system – [...]