25 09, 2019

The Power of the Pebble

By |2019-09-25T20:36:29+00:00September 25th, 2019|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Enlivening Edge, Inner, Lifecycle, Outer|0 Comments

What happens when we turn up in our organizations and discover the presence of a “pebble”? Our human systems are living through a time when a small act can cause an enormous result—like the power of a pebble to precipitate a land slide or an avalanche. When I look at a city and [...]

13 09, 2019

Integral City Reflective Organ – September Equinox 2019: Strike the City vs City on Strike

By |2019-09-17T09:14:53+00:00September 13th, 2019|C. Collective Intelligences, Complex Challenges, Designing Impact, Emergence, Inquiry, Navigating - IVSM, Newsletter, Spirituality|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. … we ground the cycle of Place Caring and Place Making with an evaluation process that is itself a fractal of the cycle. In order [...]

6 09, 2019

Citizen & Civil Society Organizations Evolve with Lessons from the Honey Bee

By |2019-09-06T13:21:08+00:00September 6th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Enlivening Edge|0 Comments

Integral City identifies 4 Voices of the City: Citizens, Civil Society, Civic Managers and Business/Innovators. Each of these Voices has organizational forms, but some are more developed than others. The organizational voices of Civic Managers and Business/Innovators are commonly expressed through their public and private institutions both of which have decades of practices and [...]

5 09, 2019

Waking Up the Human Hive: Act 3 Choreographing With Nature

By |2019-09-05T15:20:39+00:00September 5th, 2019|Building - Structures, Caring, Caring, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Master Intelligence, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

This series of blogs forms Integral City's contributions to Paul van Schaik's Urban Hub Volume 15 - Thrivable Cities Graphic Book. We imagined a Dance in 3 Acts based on the Findhorn Foundation's 3 Principles: Prelude+ Deep Inner Listening Work is Love in Action Co-Creating with the Intelligences of Nature [...]

13 08, 2019

Gaia’s Reflective Organ: Marilyn’s Spiritual AQtivism Journey

By |2019-08-13T16:01:07+00:00August 13th, 2019|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Navigating - IVSM, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

This is an open letter to Alastair McIntosh who focalised the Spiritual Activism: Leadership as Service workshop at Findhorn Foundation Aug 3-8, 2019. Dear Alastair I am sure that the impressions and impacts of your Spiritual Activism workshop will unfold over many weeks. But I wanted just to record some initial impressions before they are [...]

1 08, 2019

Global Ecovillage Network Europe 2019 Ecology Panel

By |2019-08-01T12:26:14+00:00August 1st, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Marilyn Hamilton (as Founder of Integral City Meshworks) was honoured to form a trio with panelists, Peter Harper (an expert on climate change and its causes) and Albert Bates (an expert and elder of the Ecovillage Movement and intense sustainability practices like biochar) at the GEN Day 2 focus on Ecology. Capturing our core [...]

1 08, 2019

Integral City Prepares for Ecology Panel at GEN EU 2019 Conference

By |2019-08-01T12:17:08+00:00August 1st, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Complex Challenges, D. Strategic Intelligences, Ecosphere, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Placecaring, Placemaking, Storytelling - Cultures, Voices|0 Comments

Before we arrived at the Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) 2019 European Conference we were interviewed with our fellow panelists on key questions. Here below is the interview with Marilyn Hamilton, Found of Integral City Meshworks Inc. GEN: What Profile is Marilyn Hamilton bringing to GEN? MH: Marilyn Hamilton is the Founder of Integral [...]

1 08, 2019

Global Ecovillage Network EU 2019 Conference in 4 Graphics

By |2019-08-01T12:18:05+00:00August 1st, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Meshworking, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Integral City attended Global Ecovillage Network Europe 2019 Conference in Banaigh, Italy in July. We sat on a panel focusing on Ecology. But before, during and after our sessions GEN graphic facilitators recorded the conference panels in 4 Graphics. We share them below. This short blog series explores our experience at and [...]

31 07, 2019

New Sincerity Manifesto – an Update

By |2019-07-31T12:16:48+00:00July 31st, 2019|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Lifecycle, Meshworking|0 Comments

In January 2019 we published Oleg Lega's New Sincerity Manifesto here.  At the Wemakethe.city 2019 Conference in Amsterdam Oleg delivered an updated version of his Manifesto when we delivered our Integral City Green Manifesto for Climate Action. We did this at DeCeuvel here.  Here below is the update to the New Sincerity Manifesto - [...]

28 07, 2019

Co-Creating Europe: What Have Cities Got to do With It?

By |2019-07-28T15:24:23+00:00July 28th, 2019|C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, H. Research, Integral Maps|0 Comments

My exploration of cities as Gaia’s Reflective Organs, rests on the assumption that our planet Earth is a living system – as proposed by James Lovelock, author of the Gaia Hypothesis. In the last few months I have gathered confidence that this perspective that our planet is a living system is now being shared [...]