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 [...]

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 [...]

3 12, 2018

Integral City Book 3 Emerges: Reframe Complex Challenges for Gaia’s Human Hives

By |2018-12-04T10:44:36+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Book 3, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, Contexting, Emergence, Integral Maps, Reframing|0 Comments

We are delighted to introduce you to the next book in the Integral City series: Reframing Complex Challenges for Gaia's Human Hives. This is a short infographic series to introduce Book 3. The series includes: Book 3 Emerges: Reframe Complex Challenges for Gaia’s Human Hives Integral City Book 3 Holarchies: Caring, Contexting, Capacity [...]

1 11, 2018

Can Collective Intelligence Arise Without Collectiveness?

By |2019-03-12T12:26:12+00:00November 1st, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Emergence, Integral Maps, Spiritual intelligence, Spirituality|0 Comments

Ever since I embarked on the journey of discovering what an Integral City might mean, I have anticipated that the city would be the site where human collective intelligence is most likely to unfold. Why? Because it is where we are gathered together in collectives – i.e. families, groups, teams, departments, organizations, sectors, neighbourhoods, [...]