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 [...]

5 09, 2019

Imagine Waking Up the Human Hive: Dance Prelude

By |2019-09-05T15:22:54+00:00September 5th, 2019|Action, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Designing Impact, Spirituality, 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 [...]

15 06, 2019

Imagine Your City as a Thriving Innovation Ecosystem

By |2019-06-15T10:32:45+00:00June 15th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality|0 Comments

For us to imagine the Human Hive as a thriving innovation eco-system we can learn both from the wisdom of evolution biologist, Elisabet Sahtouris and the three principles used to frame life/work/relationship intentions at Findhorn The Park. We have adapted the conditions that Elisabet sets out into 17 steps divided into Findhorn's precepts of [...]

12 03, 2019

Tamarack: Open Letter from Integral City Beyond Resilient Beyond Smart

By |2019-06-15T10:29:50+00:00March 12th, 2019|Book 2, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Meshworking, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality|0 Comments

Dear Tamarack I was last with you in your Vancouver 2017 Conference, sharing my second book, Inquiry & Action, Designing Impact for the Human Hive. Earlier that year I was with you in Kitchener/Waterloo exploring Placecaring and Placemaking in your Collective Impact Conference. This letter is to renew and continue an inspiring partnership - [...]

16 12, 2018

Integral City Reflective Organ – December Solstice 2018: Reframing Complex Challenges with the Power to Change

By |2018-12-19T20:55:13+00:00December 16th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, Contexting, Newsletter, Reframing, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|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 Power. Spiritual Energy is a Container The spiritual qualities and cultures that are revealed in quadrants and levels become integrated when we see the city is [...]

3 12, 2018

Spirituality in the Human Hive – Book 3 Adds Missing Chapter

By |2018-12-04T10:48:52+00:00December 3rd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 3, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, Contexting, Master Intelligence, Reframing, Spiritual intelligence, Spirituality|0 Comments

Integral City 3 .7: Reframing Complex Challenges for Gaia's Human Hives contains the "missing" chapter from earlier books in the series - namely Spirituality in the Human Hive. 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 [...]

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, [...]

29 10, 2018

4 Voices of Taizé: 4 Voices of Integral City

By |2018-12-16T20:38:42+00:00October 29th, 2018|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Integral Maps, Spirituality, Voices|0 Comments

Since I have moved to Findhorn Foundation Ecovillage in February 2018, I have committed to two collective practices both of which start my day. The first starts at 8am in the Nature Sanctuary (the second practice is Sanctuary which I will write about in the next blog). Taizé is a beautiful tradition of [...]

23 07, 2018

Integral City Talks on IDA Radio, Tallinn Estonia

By |2018-07-26T11:35:55+00:00July 23rd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Panarchy, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality|0 Comments

In July 2018 Marilyn Hamilton visited Tallinn, Estonia. Marilyn talks with Estonian urban activist and imagineer, Teele Pehk about the roots and branches of Integral City. They have a lively discussion about the following topics. How she has developed her ideas from a small city in Canada near Vancouver; along with Seattle, Portland [...]