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 →

Community Rebuilds With Strawbale Houses!

“In Moab Utah there is a severe shortage of affordable housing and to combat that Community Rebuilds is taking delapidated housing and giving them a new lease on life with natural strawbale walls and natural floors and finishes!” … Continue reading →