Voices & Intelligences 2017-04-07T02:57:14+00:00
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The 4 Voices and 12 Intelligences of the Integral City

The Four Voices and Views of the Integral City

People in the Integral City speak through four archetypal voices. These voices resonate with the roles that contribute to the successful resilience strategies of other living species (most notably the honey bee). Each voice is vital to the life of the city and the life of each individual and group of people. Many of us speak through more than one voice – and becoming aware of the importance of each voice can help us appreciate the flow of energy and contribution we are making to the relationships of dynamic city life. The core city voices are:

hex_citizenxCitizens

A Quality of Life Citizen (QOL for short) is the “I” and “mind” of the city. I seek more quality, less conflict, more creativity, less inefficiency and more inclusivity. I hope for a bigger picture, a better way. More…

hex_managersCivic Managers

A Civic Manager acts like the “brain” of the city. The Civic Manager (CM) needs meshworks, to make hierarchies and networks effective, because so much is expected of CM’s in being the brainstem, cortex and neocortex of the city. More…

hex_societyCivil Society

Civil Society represents the “we” and “heart” of the Healthy City. Quality of life, asset mapping, community development, and social capital create new agendas for Civil Society. More…

hex_businessBusiness

Business (aka City Asset Developers) build the “body” of the city. Developers of the City of the Future integrate sustainability, ecology, spirituality plus elegance, order, flexibility and flow. More…

Integral City GPS Locates the 12 Intelligences

Integral City has a Global Positioning System (GPS) based on the 12 Intelligences of the Human Hive.

Ecosphere

Ecosphere intelligence is an awareness and capacity to respond to the realities of a city’s climate and eco-region environment. More…

Emergent

Emergent intelligence looks at the city as a whole, through the lenses of, aliveness, survival, adaptiveness, regeneration, sustainability and emergence. More…

Integral

Integral intelligence uses four essential maps of city life to see the whole city. More…

Living

Living intelligence relates to the aliveness of each citizen through each of its lifecycle stages and the aliveness of the city through its lifecycle stages. More…

Inner

Inner intelligence is ‘I’ space of the citizen – the seat of intentional consciousness, attention, interior experience and lines of development. More…

Outer

Outer intelligence is the biological ‘it’ space of the citizen- the space where the body acts and behaves. More…

Social

Social intelligence is the ‘its’ space of the city that gives us the capacity, to structure and systemize our environment. More…

Cultural

Cultural intelligence represents the ‘we’ life of the city-the relationships in the city which transcend boundaries that both contain and separate. More…

Inquiry

Inquiry intelligence asks key questions that reveal the meta-wisdom of the city. More…

Meshworking

Meshworking intelligence attracts the best of two operating systems- one that self-organizes, and the other that replicates hierarchal structures – to align systems that flex and flow. More…

Navigating

Navigating intelligence monitors and discloses the wellbeing or general condition of the city. More…

Evolutionary

Evolutionary intelligence is the capacity to transcend and include the intelligences, we currently demonstrate, in order to allow new intelligences to emerge. More…

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