For The Highest Good Of All; One Community Global Building Better Way Of Life

Matthew Holten City/Community/Housing Design & Architecture

One Community Global Pledge One Community Global is a 100% volunteer non-profit and non-governmental organization with the aim of helping people create a better society. Over 400 volunteers have contributed to its development, and since the launch of the project in 2010, total volunteer time has aggregated to over 100,000 hours. As a part of its pledge, the nonprofit organization …

The Circular Economy (And Recycling Human Waste)

Matthew Holten City/Community/Housing Design & Architecture

With many resources becoming more and more scarce, and pollution becoming a bigger problem every day, many countries, communities and organizations are embracing the circular economy approach, which supports the elimination of waste and the continual reuse of resources. Our old approach—the linear economic system, which is based on the take-make-consume-throwaway pattern—is still in use throughout most of the world …

How Blueberries and a Tiny Town in Alaska Could Change the World

Matthew Holten City/Community/Housing Design & Architecture

One of the most significant developments taking shape when it comes to global sustainability and community resilience will soon transform a little-known community called Chuathbaluk, tucked away in a beautiful, yet completely remote and isolated, area of southwestern Alaska, along the 700-mile-long Kuskokwim river. If you like The Venus Project, The Zeitgeist Movement, One Community Global, New Earth Nation, or …

New Earth Project Poised To Launch RBE-Like Communities Around The Globe By March, 2015

Matthew Holten City/Community/Housing Design & Architecture

If you haven’t heard of New Earth Project, or New Earth Nation as it’s been called recently, now is a good time to check it out. If you like the idea of a Resource Based Economy, or have been following The Venus Project, The Zeitgeist Movement, or any other organization like these,  we think you’ll love the New earth Project. …

How Long Until You Can Print Your Own House?

Matthew Holten City/Community/Housing Design & Architecture

The subject of 3-D printing has been getting a lot of attention lately, and rightfully so. Three-dimensional printing opens up a whole new product class. A product that creates other products. Not only can this already being used by people to print such things as clocks, lamps, artwork, clothing, and even acoustic guitars, now it’s being scaled-up in an attempt …