A Whole Town Runs On Solar, Uses Gray Water…In the Middle of a Wildlife Preserve

“This town is trying to model a new kind of independent housing community that actually protects endangered environments and creates income for its residents at the same time.” … Continue reading →

Creating the World We Want to Live In

As Buckminster Fuller so poignantly said, “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” … Continue reading →

Panchayat Academy: Training Leaders to Create Self-reliant Sustainable Villages

Lots of people agree how great Gandhi was, but how many seriously try to follow in his footsteps? Rangaswamy Elango is a doer, not just a dreamer. He has managed in a few short years to completely turn around his … Continue reading →

Sea Ranch: NorCal community blends nature with communal & private space

“In 1965, a group of young architects- inspired by the local Pomo Indians’ belief in “living lightly on the land”- began planning a community where the buildings blend with the terrain and instead of yards, there are “commons”: miles of … Continue reading →

Build an Indigenous Village at Standing Rock

“This is an incredible time of positive change! Time to bring traditional structures and lifeways back in new and exciting ways! Standing Rock is bringing together Indigenous led Water Protectors and Earth Warriors in profound ways, supporting the just transition … Continue reading →