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21 01, 2020

How is the Integral City Framework Good For Evolving Cities of Peace?

By |2020-02-09T17:24:19+00:00January 21st, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Peace|0 Comments

The Integral City Framework reveals fractal patterns of Gaia. It is built on Universal patterns and principles. So, when we discover it, we are blessed with the opportunity to explore what is the Integral City Framework (ICF) good for? ICF is especially good for “wicked” problems – where the interconnections and non-linearities of [...]

18 01, 2020

Our Evolutionary Journey to the Master Code of Care for a City of Peace

By |2020-07-17T09:11:23+00:00January 18th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Master Intelligence, Navigating - IVSM, Peace|0 Comments

Gaia in her wisdom has created us as a fractal of her patterns. Like her we have organs made from the substances of her creation: we are bone of her bone, flesh of her flesh, heart of her heart and mind of her mind. So, in contemplating a City of Peace we must [...]

21 12, 2019

Integral City 2019: AMSTERDAM

By |2019-12-23T12:59:02+00:00December 21st, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, City of Year, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Placecaring, Placemaking|4 Comments

Amsterdam, City of Water is Integral City of the Year 2019. Amsterdam will be the city featured on the new cover of the Second Edition of Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences of the Human Hive. In a year when we saw high tides engulf Venice, Amsterdam (often called Venice of the North)  continued to survive [...]

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 [...]

19 11, 2019

Hope from the Heroine’s Journey

By |2019-11-19T06:32:04+00:00November 19th, 2019|Complex Challenges, Ecosphere, Inquiry, Navigating - IVSM, Spirituality|0 Comments

From the beginning of October to the middle of November, 2019, I travelled from Findhorn to Vancouver to Auroville India (with brief stops in Findhorn and Edinburgh on the way through) with visits to Chennai, Agra and Delhi before returning to home in Findhorn. I felt it was an epic journey – the [...]

23 10, 2019

From Findhorn Beehive to Vancouver Human Hive: How Evo & Eco Evolve Gaia’s Reflective Organ

By |2019-10-23T17:22:18+00:00October 23rd, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 3, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Global/Worldcentric, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Spiritual intelligence|0 Comments

Keynote Address Ecocity World Summit, October 8, 2019 by Marilyn Hamilton PhD, Integral City Meshworks Founder Introduction Think Global, Act Local – who in this room has heard this expression before? Most of us. Can you even remember the first time you heard this and where you were? It’s not quite a moonshot [...]

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 [...]