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21 03, 2020

Optimizing & Optimistic Resources for Integral City Practitioners

By |2020-03-21T15:09:46+00:00March 21st, 2020|Action, Capacity Building, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, Integral Maps, Voices|0 Comments

Some years ago after the Integral Europe Conference 2014 I published a series of blogs inspired by Dr. Roger Walsh's keynote on how integrally-informed professionals could be of service to the world. He and others have remarked about the underpinning and overstanding and interpenetration of OPTIMISM that an integral worldview can bring to "Karma [...]

21 03, 2020

Is Superordinate Goal the Gift of Covid19?

By |2020-03-22T18:11:06+00:00March 21st, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Complex Challenges, Emergence, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Newsletter, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

In our VUCA world, confused and confounded by the rapid global spread of covid19, we may be viewing the unexpected emergence of a superordinate goal that is quickly aligning a plurality of nations, cities, citizens and experts to work together for survival. A superordinate goal (a term coined by Dr. Don Beck, co-author of [...]

21 12, 2019

Integral City Meshworker 2019: ANNE-MARIE VOORHOEVE

By |2019-12-22T14:14:24+00:00December 21st, 2019|Meshworker of Year, Meshworking|0 Comments

Meet Anne-Marie Voorhoeve -  Integral City Meshworker of 2019. Anne-Marie is a strategist, social alchemist, social architect, innovative co-creator, experienced facilitator and expert in meshworking. She focuses on the integral transformation of society into a sustainable world. She has decades of international experience with communities, businesses, networks, organizations, technology providers, groups of politicians, NGOs. [...]

18 12, 2019

Gaia’s Reflective Organ Reflects on Power Over – Power With – Power As?

By |2019-12-18T15:59:04+00:00December 18th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Meshworking|3 Comments

The December solstice opens the door to the theme of Power in the Human Hive. Gaia’s Reflective Organs (as individuals, collectives and human hives) have evolved through three eras of Power: Over, With and As. Power Over In today’s world too often, Power is associated with Power Over. The news delights in reporting [...]

20 11, 2019

Integral City Stories for Our Times

By |2019-11-19T06:42:34+00:00November 20th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Integral Maps, Storytelling - Cultures, Voices|0 Comments

“People need stories more than food to stay alive.” (Barry Lopez) That observation has always been one of my favourite insights into the depths of human nature. When I review the epic voyage to 10 cities (BC Canada: Delta, Vancouver, Mission, Abbotsford; Scotland: Findhorn, Edinburgh; India: Auroville, Chennai, Agra, Delhi) in the last six [...]

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 - [...]

9 07, 2019

City, Psychology and Place Summit Generates Rich Inquiry

By |2019-07-24T15:07:29+00:00July 9th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Classroom course, Meshworking|0 Comments

The Summit on City Psychology and Place convened by Liverpool University, London Campus and hosted by Charles Landry and Chris Murray attracted an overflow crowd of largely psychologists and psychiatrists. ~ The themes were large and explored in 2 sections. The morning was opened by Landry’s evocation of Patrick Geddes – that a [...]