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31 08, 2020

Reflective Organ Newsletter September 2020 – Places of Unity, Peace & Partnership

By |2020-09-13T19:40:28+00:00August 31st, 2020|C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Master Intelligence, 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 Place. Fundamentally, I consider that Placecaring and Placemaking are inextricably interlinked into a whole. But, the way that I have learned to hold that whole, is [...]

30 08, 2020

The Future Has Other Plans: Planning Holistically to Conserve Natural and Cultural Heritage

By |2020-08-30T20:02:42+00:00August 30th, 2020|Building - Structures, D. Strategic Intelligences, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Book Review - by Marilyn Hamilton Overview The Future Has Other Plans has been dedicated to “heritage managers who sensed there was a better way to plan but weren’t sure how to get there.” However, it could be a very useful guide for other kinds of planning professionals who might count themselves in the [...]

29 08, 2020

Integral City: 11 Way Stations for Unity and Peace

By |2020-09-01T08:13:05+00:00August 29th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Peace, Spiritual intelligence, Spirituality|0 Comments

How can Integral City celebrate UN Unity-Peace (UP) Week? We imagine 11 waystations that Integral City visits during the 11 days of pilgrimage with the Unity Week Caravan of Peace. Here is our itinerary for each day … 1. Integral City imagines a Planet of Integral Cities connected in service to Gaia as [...]

14 07, 2020

Humanity Rising: Imagine Thriving Human Hives as Gaia’s Reflective Organs

By |2020-07-16T09:54:07+00:00July 14th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Humanity Rising Solutions This infographic was created for Humanity Rising Solutions online summit, July 16, 2020. Dowload Links 3 Links to FREE Urban Hub 20: https://integralcity.com/2020/04/14/news-flash-urban-hub-20-accelerating-city-change-in-a-vuca-world/ Amsterdam: Integral City of the Year 2019: https://integralcity.com/2019/12/21/integral-city-2019-amsterdam/ Free Mighty Network with Nest City: https://integral-nest-city.mn.co/members Humanity Rising Solutions July 16 https://humanityrising.solutions/agenda/ Beyond Resilient Online: [...]

27 06, 2020

Listening to the Spirit of Cities …What is Needed to Make Visible a Global Network of integral Cities and Eco-regions?

By |2020-06-27T18:41:49+00:00June 27th, 2020|C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Knowing Field, Navigating - IVSM, Reframing, Storytelling - Cultures, Systemic Constellation Work|0 Comments

At the World Unity Week conference, June 23, 2020, Diana Claire Douglas systemically constellated (SCW) a question that has been growing in the Integral City Community of Practice since the beginning of the year. As Climate Change has both threatened cities and called them onto the world stage as key players in setting [...]

18 06, 2020

Integral City GPS Wakes Up All Paths

By |2020-06-18T10:55:39+00:00June 18th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences|0 Comments

The publication of Book 1 Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences for the Human Hive inspired the creation of the GPS. It is a tool to help us discover the intelligences in cities – and for Practitioners, Catalysts and Meshworkers to discover their piece of the puzzle that contributes to making the whole city fully alive. [...]

17 06, 2020

Covid19 Lessons for Right-Sizing Cities

By |2020-06-17T15:31:07+00:00June 17th, 2020|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Integral Maps, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

One of the interesting responses and strategies for responding to covid19 has been to define the right-size for co-existing in the same space in cities. But while the rules may be useful (if not true) they are only partial. They are focusing on only one of four possible city “spaces”. Firstly, the most [...]

17 06, 2020

Space to Resolve Gaia’s Quadrivium of Traumas

By |2020-06-17T15:44:03+00:00June 17th, 2020|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Elisabet Sahtouris – who wrote the Foreword to Edition 2 of Book 1, Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences for the human hive – contends that humans have evolved the 3rd great leap for evolutionary complexity. The first happened with the emergence of nucleated cells, the second came with the emergence of multi-celled creatures, and [...]

17 06, 2020

Right-Sizing Cities: How Does Gaia Reflect on Size?

By |2020-06-17T15:36:08+00:00June 17th, 2020|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

One of the most impactful and fascinating insights about the relationship of humans to the Earth from which we have evolved, came from James Lovelock, author of the Gaia Hypothesis – that the Earth herself is a living system. Lovelock contends that humans are not mere banes on the Earth – but have [...]