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Copyright ©© integralMENTORS– May 2017 ISBN-13: 978-1545588215 ISBN-10: 154558821X

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“This is how they survive. You must know this. You’re too smart not to know this. They paint the world full of shadows and then tell their children to stay close to the light. Their light, their reason, their judgements, because in the darkness there be dragons. But it isn’t true. We can prove that it isn’t true. In the dark there is discovery, there is possibility, there is freedom in the dark when someone has illuminated it. And who has been so close as we are right now?” black sails

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When Did You Feel Most Alive in an Urban Habitat? Me

My Intention

What made this experience come alive for you and made it memorable?

My Behaviour

Urban Culture

Urban Activity

My context

What made this activity come alive for you and made it memorable?


Preface This book is one in a series of presentations for the use of Integral theory or an Integral meta-framework in understanding cities and urban design. Although each can stand alone, taken together they give a more rounded appreciation of how this broader framework can help in the analysis and design of thriveable urban environments. Key to an Integral approach to urban design is the notion that although other aspects of urban life are important, people, as individuals and communities, are the primary ‘purpose’ for making cities thriveable. All other aspects (technology, transport & infrastructure, health, education, sustainability, economic development, etc.) although playing a major part, are secondary. This work shows the graphics from a dynamic deck that accompany a presentation on Thriveable Cities. The history of the co-evolution of cities, worldviews and technology is presented in an integral framework. Urban Hub 5 volume 1 is a live document and the pdf and hardcopy versions will be up dated periodically. Volume 2 of Visions & WorldViews will be Urban Hub 6 Hardcopies and Kindle versions of Urban HUBs 1 to 5 are available from Amazon in many countries www.integralmentors.org

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Forward ‘The city remains the best, but not only, place to become fully developed as a human by today’s understanding of what that means, and where tomorrow’s understandings of what that will be are being forged’ ‘A city is both a cultural artefact, consciously and wilfully shaped by humankind, yet also a living organism unconsciously shaped by its own internal metabolic forces’ Peter Buchanan – Architect

“Like everything in our material culture, every act of architecture has its poetics, that is to say a ‘reading’ specific to its conception and realisation. To understand this poetics is to understand individual and communal histories in space and the values these have imbued in each architect. It is also to understand the political position of every act of architecture because, unlike more autonomous arts, architecture acts upon those who build it and on those who occupy it.” Leon van Schaik – Professor RMIT

"Perhaps of even greater relevance is that the long-term sustainability of the planet is inextricably linked to the fate of our cities. We are urbanizing at an exponential rate, with more than half of the world’s population now living in urban centers. The biggest global challenges we are facing from climate change, the environment, availability of energy and resources, social unrest, and financial markets are generated in cities, but cities are also the hubs of innovation, wealth creation, and power. Put slightly differently, cities may well be the problem, but they are also the solution. This strongly suggests that there is a great urgency to develop a more quantitative, predictive, computational framework that can complement the traditional, more qualitative, narrative approaches to understanding cities – a framework that can help inform today’s and tomorrow’s practitioners and policy makers.” Geoffrey West - Santa Fe Institute


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Introduction What is this book

How to use this book

Integral theory is genuinely post-postmodern or trans-modern, vastly inclusive yet disciplined, so combining richness with rigour, breadth with depth, and giving equal value to the subjective and objective while also grounded in empirical evidence. It guides studies in various fields, providing a conceptual framework that stimulates new insights by highlighting neglected areas of investigation and unexplored relationships.

A taste of many visions in our world.

Integral Theory provides a framework for understanding the evolving complexification of values, worldviews, behaviour, culture and systems. That is; subjective and objective worlds as well as intersubjective and interobjective worlds. Simplistically put: Consciousness and Cultures of interior subjective worlds and Capacities and Creations of exterior objective worlds. All based on ‘scientific’ studies appropriate to each domain.

Visions both positive - utopian, and negative - dystopian. Each claiming to be true and enfolding all the others But in reality they are ‘true’ but partial – and some more ‘true’ than others. Each ‘shallower’ truth transcended but the best included in the next ‘deeper’ or broader truth It’s how we use them together and in collaboration that will define how successful we are. It is the morphogenetic pull of caring that will determine how we succeed as a human race. It is the ability to generate an equitable, fair, resilient and regenerative ‘system’ that must drive us forward. The means will be a combination of many of the ideas showcased here but many more still to be discovered on our exciting journey into the future. Too little courage and we will fail – too much certainty and we will fail. But with care and collaboration we have a chance of success. Bringing forth emergent impact through innovation, syngeneic enfoldment & collaborative effort. And a deeper understanding of an broader framework will be required – that is, a more integral vision. Explore and enjoy – use as many of the ideas as possible, enfolding each into an emergent whole that grows generatively. At each step testing – reformulating – regrouping – recreating. Moving beyond, participant to stakeholder to shareholder to thriveholder. www.integralmentors.org


Introduction Walking in the world not talking of the world

Broader Framework – Contextualised

No one vision is sufficient in and of itself – visions can guide but only by collaborative action in a creative generative process can visions grow and become part of an ongoing positive sociocultural reality. Without taking into account the many worldviews that currently co-exist and crafting ways of including them in a positive and healthy form we will continue to alienate vast sections of all communities and humankind. It is through the growing healthy versions of all the different worldviews that we can attempt to move towards an equitable, regenerative and caring world. Through action we will move forward – through only ongoing talk we will stagnate and fail. Walking the walk not only talking the talk These curation are to be dipped into – explored and used to generate ideas and discussion A catalyst for collaboration and action And most importantly generative form.

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It’s time for action – the talk and theorising must now be tested in praxis. Injunctions must be enacted and tested or evaluated. That is through: Living in action Caring in action Learning in action Thinking in action Purpose in action Synergy in action Teaching in action Listening in action Intention in action Evolution in action Evaluation in action Innovation in action Integral in action Cooperation in action Thriveable in action Mindfulness in action Engagement in action Empowerment in action Consciousness in action

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Emergent Impacts Passive Dynamic Reciprocal Interactive

- active living - active caring - active learning - active thinking - active purpose - active synergy - active teaching - active listening - active intention - active evolution - active evaluation - active innovation - active worldviews - active cooperation - active thriveability - active mindfulness - active engagement - active empowering - active consciousness

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Introduction Any time data feeds a predictive model, the human biases and structural discrimination embedded in that data can be perpetuated, creating a vicious cycle given credence by technology and statistics. We are in danger of creating a world of coaches and consultants rather than experimenters, collaborators working for a real future for all in praxis. To quote from an earlier commentary from Tibet 9th century: ‘ For every hundred students there are a thousand teachers And nobody listens to the divine dharma For every village there are ten masters And the number of tantric assistances in uncountable’ from Tibet, a history - Sam van Schaik PhD - Yale University Press 2011

THE ART OF CLEANING Bamboo shadows sweep the stairs, But no dust is stirred. Moonlight penetrates the depths of the pool, But no trace is left in the water. —Nyogen Senzaki

Working with Consciousness/Values, Cultures, Creations/Systems & Capacities/Behaviour

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. Rumi

Currently in most societies these are broken and don’t these tetra-mesh to have a positive impact.

Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open?

But within all this despair there are jewels to be found - the positive experiences of individuals, communities, subcultures & subsystems.

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This document is not about clicking our links and following our path of discovery but about engaging and searching your own path in collaboration with us and others and developing a pathway for our combined action.

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Perspectives Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds. ‌.. this means that a subject might be at a particular wave of consciousness, in a particular stream of consciousness, in a particular state of consciousness, in one quadrant or another. That means that the phenomena brought forth by various types of human inquiry will be different depending on the quadrants, levels, lines, states, and types of the subjects bringing forth the phenomena. A subject at one wave of consciousness will not enact and bring forth the same worldspace as a subject at another wave; and similarly with quadrants, streams, states, and types (as we will see in more detail).

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


WorldViews WorldView - a particular philosophy of life or conception of the world. A comprehensive world view or worldview is the fundamental cognitive orientation of an individual or society encompassing the entirety of the individual or society's knowledge and point of view. A world view can include natural philosophy; fundamental, existential, and normative postulates; or themes, values, emotions, and ethics. From Wikipedia

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


WorldView - a particular philosophy of life or conception of the world. Additionally, it refers to the framework of ideas and beliefs forming a global description through which an individual, group or culture watches and interprets the world and interacts with it. Worldview remains a confused and confusing concept in English, used very differently by linguists and sociologists. It is for this reason that Underhill suggests five subcategories: world-perceiving, worldconceiving, cultural mindset, personal world, and perspective. Worldviews are often taken to operate at a conscious level, directly accessible to articulation and discussion, as opposed to existing at a deeper, pre-conscious level, such as the idea of "ground" in Gestalt psychology and media analysis. However, core worldview beliefs are often deeply rooted, and so are only rarely reflected on by individuals, and are brought to the surface only in moments of crises of From Wikipedia faith. Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Urban Hub Visions Past & Present “So much of what is created in the built environment is hostile to the people, and yet, people make do.�


Visions Visions of Utopia A utopia is an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens. The opposite of a utopia is a dystopia. You could also say that utopia is a perfect 'place' that has been made so there are no problems. Utopian ideals often place emphasis on egalitarian principles of equality in economics, government and justice, though by no means exclusively, with the method and structure of proposed implementation varying based on ideology. According to Lyman Tower Sargent "[t]here are socialist, capitalist, monarchical, democratic, anarchist, ecological, feminist, patriarchal, egalitarian, hierarchical, racist, left-wing, right-wing, reformist, free love, nuclear family, extended family, gay, lesbian, and many more utopias.�

From Wikipedia

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Visions Utopia – Garden Cities - Greening


Visions Visions of Utopia/Designopia


Visions Visions of Utopia/Designopia

The Walking City was an idea proposed by British architect Ron Herron in 1964. In an article in avant-garde architecture journal Archigram, Ron Herron proposed building massive mobile robotic structures, with their own intelligence, that could freely roam the world, moving to wherever their resources or manufacturing abilities were needed. Various walking cities could interconnect with each other to form larger 'walking metropolises' when needed, and then disperse when their concentrated power was no longer necessary. Individual buildings or structures could also be mobile, moving wherever their owner wanted or needs dictated. Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds. http://cyberneticzoo.com/walking-machines/1964-walking-city-ron-herron-british/

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Visions Visions of Utopia/Designopia

Archigram Although most of Archigram's projects remained unbuilt, its conceptual contribution was considerable. Questioning the Vitruvian notion that buildings need to be static entities, it offered mobile, miniaturised and technologically-rich alternatives. It encouraged us to think about what we really needed from architecture, and about whether the conventional approach was providing us with optimum solutions. Archigram's influence can be seen in the work of world-class architects: from Renzo Piano's and Richard Rogers' Centre Pompidou to the designs of Toyo Ito. www.archdaily.com/399329/ad-classics-the-plug-in-city-peter-cook-archigram

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Visions Visions of Dystopia Dystopian societies appear in many artistic works, particularly in stories set in the future. Some of the most famous examples are George Orwell's 1984 and Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. Dystopias are often characterized by dehumanization totalitarian governments, environmental disaster, or other characteristics associated with a cataclysmic decline in society. Dystopian societies appear in many sub-genres of fiction and are often used to draw attention to real-world issues regarding society, environment, politics, economics, religion, psychology, ethics, science, or technology. However, some authors also use the term to refer to actuallyexisting societies, many of which are or have been totalitarian states, or societies in an advanced state of collapse and disintegration.

From Wikipedia Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Visions Visions of Dystopia

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Visions Visions of Technotopia

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Visions Visions of Utopia - Garden Cities & Towns The garden city movement is a method of urban planning that was initiated in 1898 by Sir Ebenezer Howard in the United Kingdom. Garden cities were intended to be planned, self-contained communities surrounded by "greenbelts", containing proportionate areas of residences, industry, and agriculture. Inspired by the utopian novel Looking Backward and Henry George's work Progress and Poverty, Howard published his book To-morrow: a Peaceful Path to Real Reform in 1898 (which was reissued in 1902 as Garden Cities of To-morrow). His idealised garden city would house 32,000 people on a site of 6,000 acres (2,400 ha), planned on a concentric pattern with open spaces, public parks and six radial boulevards, 120ft (37 m) wide, extending from the centre. The garden city would be self-sufficient and when it reached full population, another garden city would be developed nearby. Howard envisaged a cluster of several garden cities as satellites of a central city of 58,000 people, linked by road and rail

https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Garden%20City%20Movement&item_type=topic


Visions Visions of Utopia - Garden Cities & Towns The concept of garden cities is to produce relatively economically independent cities with short commute times and the preservation of the countryside. Garden suburbs arguably do the opposite. Garden suburbs are built on the outskirts of large cities with no sections of industry. They are therefore dependent on reliable transport allowing workers to commute into the city. Lewis Mumford, one of Howard's disciples explained the difference as "The Garden City, as Howard defined it, is not a suburb but the antithesis of a suburb: not a rural retreat, but a more integrated foundation for an effective urban life.�

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Visions Visions of Utopia - Garden Cities & Towns The Garden City principles A Garden City is a holistically planned new settlement which enhances the natural environment and offers high-quality affordable housing and locally accessible work in beautiful, healthy and sociable communities. The Garden City principles are an indivisible and interlocking framework for their delivery, and include: • Land value capture for the benefit of the community. • Strong vision, leadership and community engagement. • Community ownership of land and long-term stewardship of assets. • Mixed-tenure homes and housing types that are genuinely affordable. • A wide range of local jobs in the Garden City within easy commuting distance of homes. • Beautifully and imaginatively designed homes with gardens, combining the best of town and country to create healthy communities, and including opportunities to grow food. • Development that enhances the natural environment, providing a comprehensive green infrastructure network and net biodiversity gains, and that uses zero-carbon and energy-positive technology to ensure climate resilience. • Strong cultural, recreational and shopping facilities in walkable, vibrant, sociable neighborhoods. • Integrated and accessible transport systems, with walking, cycling and public transport designed to be the most attractive forms of local transport. www.tcpa.org.uk/garden-city-principles


Visions Visions of Utopia/Designopia The Collage City & ‘Bricolage’ Also they defined the city as a museum like Rome and the city of Composite Presence, which was mentioned in Collage City. It is formed by either sole objects or events pilling up in an eclectic way. It is a choice, which has to be considered against altogether designs and the disaster cities resulting from social engineering. A city of fragments, which originated from a monumental effect of objects from the farthest places and times, objects that met through the most improbable ways. The idea of collage against altogether design also brings the idea of “bricoleur/fox” architecture who makes a whole out of thrown away objects and creates new uses instead of the “engineer/hedgehog” architecture who dismantles everything and creates again.

This book is a critical reappraisal of contemporary theories of urban planning and design and of the role of the architect-planner in an urban context. The authors, rejecting the grand utopian visions of "total planning" and "total design," propose instead a "collage city" which can accommodate a whole range of utopias in miniature.

Intimate knowledge of resources Careful observation and listening Trusting one's ideas Self-correcting structures, with feedback © integralMENTORS monoskop.org/images/2/23/Rowe_Colin_Koetter_Fred_Collage_City_1978.pdf


Visions The Nature of Order Christopher Alexander: 15 Principles of Wholeness from Christopher Alexander, Introduction of "A New Theory of Urban Design” When we look at the most beautiful towns and cities of the past, we are always impressed by a feeling that they are somehow organic. This feeling of "organicness" is not a vague feeling of relationship with biological forms. It is not analogy. It is instead, an accurate vision of a specific structural quality which these old towns had… and have. Namely: each of these towns grew as a whole, under its own laws of wholeness… and we can feel this wholeness, not only at the largest scale, but in every detail: in the restaurants, in the sidewalks, in the houses, shops, markets, roads, parks, gardens and walls.

Christopher Alexander PHD Architect

www.natureoforder.com/overview.htm


Visions The Nature of Order Alexander breaks away completely from the one-sided mechanical model of buildings or neighbourhoods as mere assemblages of technically generated, interchangeable parts. He shows us conclusively that a spiritual, emotional, and personal basis must underlie every act of building or making. And then, in the middle of the book, comes the linchpin of the work - a one-hundred-page chapter on colour, which dramatically conveys the way that consciousness and spirit are manifested in the world. This is a new cosmology: consciousness inextricably joined to the substrate of matter, present in all matter. This view, though radical, conforms to our most ordinary, daily intuitions. It may provide a path for those contemporary scientists who are beginning to see consciousness as the underpinning of all matter, and thus as a proper object of scientific study. And it will change, forever, our conception of what buildings are. Urban design must not be an act of tabula rasa imposition of a form designed remotely, based upon an abstract program. It must understand, respect, and seek to improve the existing conditions. Urban design must incorporate the decisions and needs of the local stakeholders, as a matter not only of fairness, but also of the intrinsic quality of the result. Above all, Urban design must be a generative process, from which a form will emerge – one that cannot be pre-planned or standardized, but will of necessity be, at least in some key respects, local and unique.

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Visions

www.doxiadis.org/Downloads/ecistics_the_science_of_human_settlements.pdf


Visions Ekistics Definition of ekistics: a science dealing with human settlements and drawing on the research and experience of professionals in various fields (as architecture, engineering, city planning, and sociology). Ekistics concerns the science of human settlements, including regional, city, community planning and dwelling design. The study involves every kind of human settlement, with particular attention to geography, ecology, human psychology, anthropology, culture, politics, and occasionally aesthetics. As a scientific mode of study, ekistics currently relies on statistics and description, organized in five ekistic elements or principles: nature, anthropos, society, shells, and networks. It is generally a more scientific field than urban planning, and has considerable overlap with some of the less restrained fields of architectural theory. In application, conclusions are drawn aimed at achieving harmony between the inhabitants of a settlement and their physical and socio-cultural environments

Constantinos A. Doxiadis - Architect & Urban Planner

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Visions Design with Nature

medium.com/@designforsustainability/visionaries-of-regenerative-design-iv-ian-l-mcharg-1920-2001-ea6da90b1958


Visions Design with Nature

Ian Mcharg – Landscape Architect


Visions Biomimicry Biomimicry is an approach to innovation that seeks sustainable solutions to human challenges by emulating nature’s time-tested patterns and strategies. The goal is to create products, processes, and policies—new ways of living—that are well-adapted to life on earth over the long haul. The core idea is that nature has already solved many of the problems we are grappling with. Animals, plants, and microbes are the consummate engineers. After billions of years of research and development, failures are fossils, and what surrounds us is the secret to survival.

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Visions Biomimicry Biomimicry: Designing Cities According to Nature Driven by the prospects of disruptive innovation, biomimicry remains a magnet for solving design challenges in novel ways. By forging a positive instead of an adversarial relationship between technology, business, and the environment, we envision biomimicry to be a societal and economic game changer, turning what is unexplored today into an ecosystem of vibrant, sustainable innovation. “The relation of mobility to urban space and resources in the modern city has failed in all aspects of sustainability.” “Only such a function-oriented mindset will lead us to entirely novel solutions as opposed to trying to pimp mediocre existing ones.” “We envision biomimicry to be a societal and economic game changer, turning what is unexplored today into an ecosystem of vibrant, sustainable innovation.” biomimicry.org/what-is-biomimicry/


Visions Enabling Transformational Change - A global support network of integrated tools and collaboration for financing and decision making for resilience

resilience.io/


Visions The Ecological Sequestration Trust was formed in 2011

to demonstrate at city-region scale how to create a step change in improving energy, water, food security in the face of the combined challenges of changes of climate, demography and increasing resource-scarcity. Our approach is founded on two key perspectives. Viewing ‘the city’ in a regional context is essential. Every city is supported by a regional hinterland that sustains it. Moving towards resilient city development requires a combined focus on the built environment and city-region infrastructure (grey) and how it interacts with the region’s agricultural, forestry and ecology (green) and river, estuary or marine water (blue) resources.

Approach

To create the investment for resilient city-region development there needs to be better understanding of the linkages between the environmental, societal and (critically) economic aspects of sustainable development. We believe bringing together existing knowledge of the links between these domains and systems tools that link them with metrics are key missing ingredients. We are aiming to address this need and to explore how these can foster effective cross-sector and multidisciplinary collaboration by local stakeholders to support practical initiatives that improve city-region wellbeing and quality of life.

Integrated Regional Program

ecosequestrust.org/


Visions Cradle to Cradle Cradle-to-cradle design (also referred to as Cradle to Cradle, C2C, cradle 2 cradle, or regenerative design) is a biomimetic approach to the design of products and systems. It models human industry on nature's processes viewing materials as nutrients circulating in healthy, safe metabolisms. It suggests that industry must protect and enrich ecosystems and nature's biological metabolism while also maintaining a safe, productive technical metabolism for the high-quality use and circulation of organic and technical nutrients. Put simply, it is a holistic economic, industrial and social framework that seeks to create systems that are not only efficient but also essentially waste free. The model in its broadest sense is not limited to industrial design and manufacturing; it can be applied to many aspects of human civilization such as urban environments, buildings, economics and social systems.

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Visions Cradle to Cradle The concept of a circular economy A circular economy is restorative and regenerative by design, and aims to keep products, components, and materials at their highest utility and value at all times. The concept distinguishes between technical and biological cycles. As envisioned by the originators, a circular economy is a continuous positive development cycle that preserves and enhances natural capital, optimises resource yields, and minimises system risks by managing finite stocks and renewable flows. It works effectively at every scale

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Visions The Big Rethink Redefining purpose

Peter Buchanan

Behind all these essays, as already explicitly stated and argued in them, are key assumptions. Central to these is that in this pivotal moment in history several epochs of differing duration are drawing to a more or less simultaneous close,

in particular 4500 years of modernity along with its terminal, meltdown phase of postmodernity. The emergence of the Conceptual Age and TIR are part of this larger transition. Thus the times demand that much be radically rethought, right down to such basics as the fundamental purposes of things. This is especially true of architecture and urbanism because the Modernist conceptions of their purposes, along with the associated vision of what constitutes the good life they are to frame, are so desperately impoverished. In contrast to their too exclusive emphasis on the objective, the Right Hand Quadrants of the AQAL diagram, it is time to re emphasise the many dimensions of human subjectivity, the Left Hand Quadrants, and to reground architecture and urbanism in these too. Their fundamental purposes need redefining in terms of their deepest, originating human impulses to be as inspiring, ennobling and encompassing as possible so as to inspire urgently needed change.

In common with some other currents in 21st-century thinking, the Integral approach is developmental in nature: beyond integrating diverse disciplines, it is concerned with how organisms, consciousness, cultures and so on evolve and develop through distinct stages. Few have problems with the notion of development in the non-human world (through insect life stages, for instance, or the branching tree of biological evolution) or even that of childhood development from infancy upwards to adolescence. But that cultures and consciousness develop through clearly demarcated phases offends many in the humanities as it transgresses postmodern taboos on ranking and hierarchy. This is despite such ideas having ancient lineage, now backed by increasing empirical evidence, as well as Integral theory’s insistence that none of these phases is better or less healthy than any other. This too has caused resistance to Integral theory. But any worthwhile rethink must rattle intellectual cages, and perhaps even offend a few. ‘An assumption informing, and insight arising from, the AQAL diagram is that increases in level in one quadrant are matched by rises in the others’

www.architectural-review.com/rethink/campaigns/the-big-rethink/the-big-rethink-part-11-urban-design/8643367.article


Visions The Big Rethink The fundamental purpose of urban design is to provide a framework to guide the development of the citizen. As this AR campaign reaches its conclusion, the penultimate essay attacks the City of Doing found in modernity

‘A city is both a cultural artefact, consciously and wilfully shaped by humankind, yet also a living organism unconsciously shaped by its own internal metabolic forces’ ‘Certainly the city is a place of trade and manufacture, residence and recreation, education and welfare. But the quintessential and most elevated purpose of the city is as the crucible in which culture, creativity and consciousness continually evolve’ Modernism ‘Modern architecture and urbanism created the city of doing as opposed to the city of being, where different roles are played out in different places’ Post-modernism postmodern thinking is now a serious liability. Rejecting hierarchies, it cannot prioritise; rejecting grand narratives and big picture thinking, it lacks muchneeded perspective, so blocking consideration of and action on critically urgent issues.


Visions Peri-Urban Regeneration

Kristian van Schaik Architect

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Visions Eco Cities – Garden Cities - Greening This 10,000 room eco hotel was designed for a brief from the Dehan Group in Xiayin town, Ji County, one hours drive east of Beijing airport. The proposal takes the form of a seven hundred metre diameter circle nestled into a scenic valley. Within are enclosed winter gardens, rivers and a public transport network. An eccentric futuristic lookout tower provide a view of the complex, and the great wall beyond. Ji County is an idyllic valley ripe for ECO development. The challenge proposed by the client was to come up with a design which allowed the commercial ambitions of the client and the ecological constraints of the local government to co-exist.

Jan van Schaik PhD

http://www.mvsarchitects.com.au/


Visions Integral City Meshworks This inquiry builds on the 12 Intelligences for the Human Hive, by unpacking the application of these intelligences to designing an Integral City. How do you inquire about, act in and impact the city as citizen, civic manager or placemaker? It leads readers as Action Researchers through a series of process, project and program designs that integrate the consciousness and culture of Placecaring, with the actions and systems of Placemaking. This approach explores Integral City’s design cycles using: The Knowing Field, the Master Code, 12 City Intelligences, City Values & Vital Signs Monitors, 4 Voices, Prototyping Rapid Innovation, Meshworking People, Place and Planet, and Evaluating Outcomes. Readers and researchers may discover a linear or a non-linear path to optimize impact or chart a grand tour. In any case, they will find an inquiry-action-impact system that is replicable, frequently iterative and provides a framework for enacting deep change in the human hive. “People often ask me what is an Integral City or which cities are Integral Cities? My answer often seems to disappoint them, in that I say “Integral” is not an ideal for a city, but rather a framework for understanding the city as a human system in service to the wellbeing of the planet – for the purposes of evolving the city as the most complex human system yet created on our planet.” To validate the Integral City framework, we have sought opportunities for field testing. Two very different (and even unlikely) locations have emerged, who have demonstrated the intention necessary to prototype an Integral City: Durant, Oklahoma and Findhorn Foundation, Scotland. http://integralcity.com/


Visions Integral City Meshworks Integral City Inquiry & Action: Designing Impact for Place Caring & Place Making in the Human Hive Marilyn Hamilton PhD - Integral City Meshworks Inc. http://integralcity.com/


Visions Spatial Intelligence – Thinking in Action To imagine that Leon van Schaik’s ideographs represent a thinking process would be to miss the point. They are not representational but rather they are the thinking. Thinking in action if you will, concretised in a drawing. To make this claim in our post-Socratic world is radical in that it suggests that the movement of the arm and hand are integral, it is to claim that the body thinks. But in the case of the design of a city, van Schaik contends that distilling the best forms from a global encyclopedia is a formula for disaster. In a complicated argument, van Schaik traces the processes by which earlier civilizations created cities, arguing that essentially each generation was laying down a stratum that recorded its culture, and arguing further that the disunifying impulses of modernity effectively ended this complex process, bringing about the “separation of architecture from the matrix of the city. van Schaik describes how an increasing self-consciousness and professionalization slowly ended the tradition of the usually anonymous master builders who both designed and constructed cities and their buildings, and replaced it with the architects as designers and arbiters of taste. architecture.rmit.edu.au/leonvanschaik/

Leon van Schaik PhD Professor of Architecture (Innovation Chair) at RMIT eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-047072322X.html © integralMENTORS


Visions Spatial Intelligence – Thinking in Action Architecture is a practice that arises from spatial thinking. It addresses the world and our presence in it spatially, organising material in pursuit of physical and virtual ideas. Like everything in our material culture, every act of architecture has its poetics, that is to say a ‘reading’ specific to its conception and realisation. To understand this poetics is to understand individual and communal histories in space and the values these have imbued in each architect. It is also to understand the political position of every act of architecture because, unlike more autonomous arts, architecture acts upon those who build it and on those who occupy it. Practical poetics, like practical criticism, is an approach to the poetic in architecture that seeks to separate authentic architectural poetics from clichéd and sentimental design tropes that evoke immediate and shallow stock responses in observers and users. Without this understanding architecture struggles to register its power to help society in its pursuit of wellbeing, and is relegated to being a symbolic backdrop to transitory acts of consumption. Integrate poetics into real-world spaces by bringing theory down to earth Practical Poetics in Architecture takes poetics out of the theory class and into the design studio, showing architects how the atmospheric and experiential qualities of built structures can be intentionally considered and planned. With an emphasis on analysing and explaining the sensibility of poetics at work in designing and constructing architecture, this book features projects from architects around the world that demonstrate the principles of poetics come to life.

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Visions Integrating Spirituality in a Post-Secular Approach to Development Since the word "faith" has been linked to religion, it tends to carry a certain weight in social discourse; it is often interpreted with (slight or overt) disdain, and is often put aside as being an earlier expression of care in development. One might hear, for example, statements like, "Oh, he works for a faith-based organisation," which almost discard or discredit the work immediately in a secularised discourse. In this article, I critically look at the word faith and expand its meaning by drawing on the research (1981) of the Harvard psychologist James Fowler, which reframes "faith" as "ultimate concern". Fowler's research looked at how what humans are ultimately concerned about develops over one's life.

This paper takes up the issue of how spirituality has become practically absent in urban development practise/ theory, as well as in international development practise and its theoretical discourse, by examining the idea of a post-secular approach to spirituality and by looking at a case study in the developing world. The urban context has historically been the driver of ideas in international development, particularly on matters of faith and diversity in terms of public as well as civic space. It is in this sense that I explore the urban trends in the discourse on spirituality and secularity that are then brought into practise elsewhere in the field of international development. Gail Hochachka – Integral Without Borders

This article proposes to critically question this blanket application of secularity in development practise. First, although religious interpretations and dogma are prone to complications and divisions, the core essence of spirituality intends to provide insight and meaning and to evoke compassion and love. These are very things we need more of in international development, not less. As spirituality and secularity are transcended and included, we come closer to a viable way to bridge traditional faiths with modern lives and postmodern ideas. If the objectives of development are to support society to develop from traditional, to modern, to postmodern realities, then assisting people's ultimate concern to navigate this path will surely help the rest of their actions, culture and systems to do the same. www.trialog-journal.de


Visions Interior habitats ANTARABHAVA

Adriaan van Schaik Artist & mystic

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Visions Interior habitats IS ANYONE THERE The discovery and investigation of the bridges between heaven and Earth

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Visions A regenerative systemic societal transformational accelerator

eco-systemic synergies between people, perspectives & projects unleashing human, ecological organisational & societal potentials www.g4-ll.net


Visions G4 is about evolving Mindsets and 21st century Education, to become regenerative for: ● people, planet, profits – knowledge economy, ● renewed prosperity, peace, partnership - wise society by city/regions via: ● Living Labs ● Digital Equity ● Human Digital Rights & Responsibility focused on local & international Greater Geneva, for the world, with all lighthouses, Labs of Labs, UN SDG Labs, within 2030 Global Goals (SDGs) meta framework. www.g4-ll.net


Visions Burning2Learn Motivating tomorrow's adults today by developing the talent within We believe that education should be about equipping young people with the skills they need for life beyond the walls of school, college and university. Burning2Learn runs education programmes at business, education and entertainment events that are geared towards raising selfesteem and confidence. Our programmes are for students of all ages/academic levels, and are tailored to the needs of the individual. By identifying talents and developing life skills our programmes also build resilience and motivate young people to take a more active role in determining their own futures. We encourage our students to think deeper, to ask more questions and to put forward their own responses to key issues in the 21st century. In doing so, we aim to better prepare young people for life in modern Britain

Burning2Learn aims to transform young people's skills, attitudes and life chances by offering enterprising and self-empowering learning experiences within education. To achieve this, we work with schools, businesses and community partners to develop programmes that enhance engagement in learning and enable young people to learn about the business world that they will one day need to transfer their skills into. We approach learning with a holistic human-centric ethos which embeds developing confidence, self-esteem and motivation within young people at the heart of all our programmes. www.burning2learn.co.uk


Visions Burning2Learn Motivating tomorrow's adults today by developing the talent within For a city to truly thrive, it needs to build stronger connections with all generations Burning2Learn has always believed schools are the heart of the community and this is the starting point. All parents want their children to reach their full potential. Motivate tomorrow's adults today! We believe it starts with children, parents and teachers working together, using technology and 21st century sciences to support human development and creativity. Listen to the children and the teachers. The UN SDGs are the key to this puzzle and could aid and support the curriculum throughout, assisting schools to drive future essential aspirations within tomorrow's adults today.

www.burning2learn.co.uk


Visions ThriveAbility Why ThriveAbility? The ThriveAbility Initiative is designed to help leaders and organizations address these profoundly important and urgent issues, through an integrative governance framework and a scientifically advanced approach to change and transformation. In addition to ThriveAbility Masterclasses, we are engaging with selected organizations and change agents in pilot projects that demonstrate the advantages of the ThriveAbility Approach, as well as co- designing and delivering new action learning projects with universities and business schools. The benefits of this approach include: •IMPACT - Measuring and being accountable for real impacts, as good community members •INNOVATION - Leading to thriving communities and engaging employees and customers with compelling innovation pathways to thriveable futures •ENERGIZING - Based on integrated approaches to change and transformation that engage and energize the whole team to look at bigger picture opportunities and challenges for the organization •MULTI-STAKEHOLDER - A pragmatic approach that engages all stakeholders through a whole systems approach that drives change at every level in the organization/system

ThriveAbility Foundation

www.thriveability.zone


Visions ThriveAbility Thriveable Surrey Partnership The Thriveable Surrey Partnership’s mission is to accelerate the progress being made in the County of Surrey toward becoming one of the world’s most sustainable, thriveable regions by 2050. Surrey is the second largest contributor to the UK economy, with an annual output of nearly £40bn, and the most wooded county in Great Britain with 22% of woodland, compared to a national average of 12%. At present, 30% of ecosystem services in Surrey are in decline. “Thriveable” describes the state of human and natural flourishing that results from investing in and synergizing human, relationship, social, intellectual, natural, infrastructure and manufactured capitals in and around Surrey. With 40% of global GDP dependent on natural capital, the goal of ThriveAbility is to catalyse synergistic innovation, both technological and social, by enhancing our human and social creativity for regenerative, inclusive flourishing.


Visions ProjectSynergise!

The purpose of ProjectSynergise! is to design & develop thriveable futures through action learning projects and build transmedia services that support the co-creation of regenerative inclusive business models. www.facebook.com/ projectsynergise/

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Visions ProjectSynergise! - Eco-Hub In the case of truly synergistic innovations, there are beneficial social shifts as well as technical advances. Most advances in communications technologies are known to have beneficial social effects- for example, the spread of mobile phones in developing countries has been shown to accelerate economic growth by half a percentage point at least. The apps on smartphones also provide educational and entrepreneurial opportunities, although there can be downsides in the form of social isolation caused by excessive use of social media and gaming apps. For example, the combination of advanced modular lightweight design, solar panels, Wi-Fi, satellite communications, lighting, refrigeration, television and water purification systems in the Ekocentre “downtown in a box”, are also combined with micro-entrepreneur and micro-finance innovations to enable women and their families to operate and benefit from their hosting of an Ekocentre in their village. In turn, the “downtown in a box” effect means that social and community capital can be built up through the use of the Ekocentre to broadcast sports and news, act as a community centre, or as a clinic, as well as augmenting the education and learning of the whole village. The Ekocentre illustrates the benefits of working to regenerate all eight capitals in synergistic ways: www.coca-colacompany.com/ekocenter


Visions ProjectSynergise! – Eco-Hub • Natural capital – clean drinking water and source of food and beverages, with less reliance on dirty and expensive fossil fuel based sources of energy • Human capital – enhanced wellbeing of the individuals in the community through healthcare services • Relationship capital – connecting members of the community together • Social capital - enhancing the sense of community spirit and belonging through social events and gatherings • Intellectual capital – offering a source of news, entertainment and educational material, as well as a communications hub • Infrastructure capital – providing services that would normally need a large scale infrastructure to be in placeclean water, energy and communications, for example • Manufactured capital – supplies of essential products including medical and personal hygiene products • Financial capital – the micro-finance model provides a source of capital to the micro-entrepreneurs and their families, and the communications hub also enables them to utilise phone-banking services, thus building up a supply of savings.. If we were to have all the relevant data to hand, we could assign a True Future Value to the Ekocentre both in concept, and in actual use in specific locales. We could measure exactly what the benefits to the local communities were over time, and then be able to predict to some degree, the overall True Future Value delivered to that community. www.projectsynergise.net/


Visions Collaborative juxtapositions Regenerative Designs Active engagement


Visions Collaborative juxtapositions Community Hub – Romney Marshes Engagement Engagement In In Action Action proposed

Community proposedHub A2L

Community Hub


Visions Village Corps Development We are advancing a comprehensive approach to community development. Instead of focusing on implementing one solution in a village, like mosquito nets or clean water, we seek to comprehensively address the needs of an entire village. We do so by directing a share of project revenue to the communities. We directly pay service providers like NGOs and businesses to implement their own specialized solution in a manner that is selected and prioritized by the community members themselves. We maintain that our approach to delivering socio-economic and ecological impact solutions, an approach we call Living DevelopmentTM, is inherently more efficient, fundamentally faster to deploy and an order of magnitude larger in scale than other approaches to development work all while delivering market rate returns to investors at reduced implementation and operational risk.

www.villagecorps.com/


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Each SOLARKIOSK E-HUBB becomes the centerpiece for the sustainable provision of energy services in BoP communities, including: • Charging (mobile phones, batteries, lights) • Internet connectivity • Cooling of products and medication • Water purification • Copy/Print/Scan • News & Entertainment solarkiosk.eu/


Visions Sustainable Cities and Communities Making cities safe and sustainable means ensuring access to safe and affordable housing, and upgrading slum settlements. It also involves investment in public transport, creating green public spaces, and improving urban planning and management in a way that is both participatory and inclusive. More than half of the world’s population now live in urban areas. By 2050, that figure will have risen to 6.5 billion people – two-thirds of all humanity. Sustainable development cannot be achieved without significantly transforming the way we build and manage our urban spaces.

The rapid growth of cities in the developing

world, coupled with increasing rural to urban migration, has led to a boom in mega-cities. In 1990, there were ten mega-cities with 10 million inhabitants or more. In 2014, there are 28 megacities, home to a total 453 million people. Extreme poverty is often concentrated in urban spaces, and national and city governments struggle to accommodate the rising population in these areas. Making cities safe and sustainable means ensuring access to safe and affordable housing, and upgrading slum settlements. It also involves investment in public transport, creating green public spaces, and improving urban planning and management in a way that is both participatory and inclusive.

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Visions Sustainable Cities and Communities 11.1 By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums 11.2 By 2030, provide access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all, improving road safety, notably by expanding public transport, with special attention to the needs of those in vulnerable situations, women, children, persons with disabilities and older persons 11.3 By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries 11.7 By 2030, provide universal access to safe, inclusive and accessible, green and public spaces, in particular for women and children, older persons and persons with disabilities 11.a Support positive economic, social and environmental links between urban, peri-urban and rural areas by strengthening national and regional development planning 11.b By 2020, substantially increase the number of cities and human settlements adopting and implementing integrated policies and plans towards inclusion, resource efficiency, mitigation and adaptation to climate change, resilience to disasters, and develop and implement, in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, holistic disaster risk management at all levels

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Visions

NC

Natural Capital

Spiritual Ground

IfC

MC

Infrastructure Capital Manufactured Capital

HC

Human Capital

RC

Relationship Capital

SC

Social Capital

IC

Intellectual Capital

KC

Knowledge Capital

Anthrocapitals

Nine Capitals

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Financial Capital


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What Is the Integral Approach? During the last 30 years, we have witnessed a historical first: all of the world’s cultures are now available to us. In the past, if you were born, say, a Chinese, you likely spent your entire life in one culture, often in one province, sometimes in one house, living and loving and dying on one small plot of land. But today, not only are people geographically mobile, we can study, and have studied, virtually every known culture on the planet. In the global village, all cultures are exposed to each other. Knowledge itself is now global. This means that, also for the first time, the sum total of human knowledge is available to us—the knowledge, experience, wisdom and reflection of all major human civilizations—premodern, modern, and postmodern—are open to study by anyone. What if we took literally everything that all the various cultures have to tell us about human potential—about spiritual growth, psychological growth, social growth—and put it all on the table? What if we attempted to find the critically essential keys to human growth, based on the sum total of human knowledge now open to us? What if we attempted, based on extensive cross-cultural study, to use all of the world’s great traditions to create a composite map, a comprehensive map, an all-inclusive or integral map that included the best elements from all of them? Sound complicated, complex, daunting? In a sense, it is. But in another sense, the results turn out to be surprisingly simple and elegant. Over the last several decades, there has indeed been an extensive search for a comprehensive map of human potentials. This map uses all the known systems and models of human growth— from the ancient shamans and sages to today’s breakthroughs in cognitive science—and distils their major components into 5 simple factors, factors that are the essential elements or keys to unlocking and facilitating human evolution. Welcome to the Integral Model.

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


A Broader Framework In short, the Integral Approach helps you see both yourself and the world around you in more comprehensive and effective ways. But one thing is important to realize from the start. The Integral Map is just a map. It is not the territory. We certainly don’t want to confuse the map with the territory, but neither do we want to be working with an inaccurate or faulty map. The Integral Map is just a map, but it is the most complete and accurate map we have at this time. We find that an infant at birth has not yet been socialized into the culture’s ethics and conventions; this is called the pre-conventional stage. It is also called egocentric, in that the infant’s awareness is largely self-absorbed. But as the young child begins to learn its culture’s rules and norms, it grows into the conventional stage of morals. This stage is also called ethnocentric, in that it centres on the child’s particular group, tribe, clan, or nation, and it therefore tends to exclude care for those not of one’s group. But at the next major stage of moral development, the post-conventional stage, the individual’s identity expands once again, this time to include a care and concern for all peoples, regardless of race, colour, sex, or creed, which is why this stage is also called world-centric. Thus, moral development tends to move from “me” (egocentric) to “us” (ethnocentric) to “all of us” (worldcentric) — a good example of the unfolding stages of consciousness. What is the point of using this Integral Map or Model? First, whether you are working in business, medicine, psychotherapy, law, ecology, or simply everyday living and learning, the Integral Map helps make sure that you are “touching all the bases.” If you are trying to fly over the Rocky Mountains, the more accurate a map you have, the less likely you will crash. An Integral Approach insures that you are utilizing the full range of resources for any situation, with the greater likelihood of success. Second, if you learn to spot these 5 elements in your own awareness—and because they are there in any event— then you can more easily appreciate them, exercise them, use them… and thereby vastly accelerate your own growth and development to higher, wider, deeper ways of being. A simple familiarity with the 5 elements in the Integral Model will help you orient yourself more easily and fully in this exciting journey of discovery and awakening. Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


A Broader Framework Integral The word integral means comprehensive, inclusive, nonmarginalizing, embracing. Integral approaches to any field attempt to be exactly that: to include as many perspectives, styles, and methodologies as possible within a coherent view of the topic. In a certain sense, integral approaches are “meta-paradigms,� or ways to draw together an already existing number of separate paradigms into an interrelated network of approaches that are mutually enriching. – Ken Wilber

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


A Broader Framework "We move from part to whole and back again, and in that dance of comprehension, in that amazing circle of understanding, we come alive to meaning, to value, and to vision: the very circle of understanding guides our way, weaving together the pieces, healing the fractures, mending the torn and tortured fragments, lighting the way ahead -- this extraordinary movement from part to whole and back again, with healing the hallmark of each and every step, and grace the tender reward." Ken Wilber.

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An Integral View What can be said about a more integral model of human possibilities? Before talking about the application of an integral vision — in education, politics, business, health care, and so on — there needs to be some general notion of what it is that is to be applied in the first place. Moving from pluralistic relativism to universal integralism, what kind of map might be found?

A more integral cartography might include: • multiple waves of existence, spanning the entire spectrum of consciousness, subconscious to selfconscious to super-conscious.

• numerous different streams, modules, or lines of development, including cognitive, moral, spiritual, aesthetic, somatic, imaginative, interpersonal, etc. • multiple states of consciousness, including waking, dreaming, sleeping, altered, nonordinary, and meditative. • numerous different types of consciousness, including gender types, personality types (enneagram, Myers-Briggs, Jungian), and so on. •

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An Integral View A more integral cartography might also include:

• the extraordinarily important impact of numerous cultural factors, including the rich textures of diverse cultural realities, background contexts, pluralistic perceptions, linguistic semantics, and so on, none of which should be unwarrantedly marginalized, all of which should be included and integrated in a broad web of integral-aperspectival tapestries (and, just as important, a truly "integral transformative practice" would give considerable weight to the importance of relationships, community, culture, and intersubjective factors in general, not as merely a realm of application of spiritual insight, but as a mode of spiritual transformation). • the massively influential forces of the social system, at all levels (from nature to human structures, including the all-important impact of nonhuman social systems, from Gaia to ecosystems). Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


An Integral View A more integral cartography might also include:

• the importance of the self as the navigator of the great River of Life should not be overlooked. It appears that the self is not a monolithic entity but rather a society of selves with a centre of gravity, which acts to bind the multiple waves, states, streams, and realms into something of a unified organization; the disruption of this organization, at any of its general stages, can result in pathology.

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Such are a few of the multiple factors that a richly holistic view of the Kosmos might wish to include. At the very least, any model that does not coherently include all of those items is not a very integral model. Ken Wilber Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


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WorldViews - Individual Integral

Orange Modern

Amber Modern

Red Pre Modern

Magenta Pre Modern

Altitude [AQAL] At this wave, the self “escapes” from the “herd mentality” of blue, and seeks truth and meaning in individualistic terms—hypothetico-deductive, experimental, objective, mechanistic, operational—“scientific” in the typical sense. The world is a rational and well-oiled machine with natural laws that can be learned, mastered, and manipulated for one’s own purposes. Highly achievement oriented, especially (in America) toward materialistic gains. The laws of science rule politics, the economy, and human events. The world is a chess-board on which games are played as winners gain pre-eminence and perks over losers. Marketplace alliances; manipulate earth’s resources for one’s strategic gains. Basis of corporate states. Life has meaning, direction, and purpose, with outcomes determined by an allpowerful Other or Order. This righteous Order enforces a code of conduct based on absolutist and unvarying principles of “right” and “wrong.” Violating the code or rules has severe, perhaps everlasting repercussions. Following the code yields rewards for the faithful. Basis of ancient nations. Rigid social hierarchies; paternalistic; one right way and only one right way to think about everything. Law and order; impulsivity controlled through guilt; concrete-literal and fundamentalist belief; obedience to the rule of Order. First emergence of a self distinct from the tribe; powerful, impulsive, egocentric, heroic. Mythic spirits, dragons, beasts, and powerful people. Feudal lords protect underlings in exchange for obedience and labor. The basis of feudal empires—power and glory The world is a jungle full of threats and predators. Conquers, outfoxes, and dominates; enjoys self to the fullest without regret or remorse. Thinking is animistic; magical spirits, good and bad, swarm the earth leaving blessings, curses, and spells which determine events. Forms into ethnic tribes. The spirits exist in ancestors and bond the tribe. Kinship and lineage establish political links. Sounds “holistic” but is actually atomistic: “there is a name for each bend in the river but no name for the river.” Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


WorldViews - Individual Altitude [AQAL]

Integral

Indigo

Turquoise Post Post Modern

Universal holistic system, holons/waves of integrative energies; unites feeling with knowledge [centaur]; multiple levels interwoven into one conscious system. Universal order, but in a living, conscious fashion, not based on external rules (blue) or group bonds (green). A “grand unification” is possible, in theory and in actuality. Sometimes involves the emergence of a new spirituality as a meshwork of all existence. Turquoise thinking uses the entire spiral; sees multiple levels of interaction; detects harmonics, the mystical forces, and the pervasive flow-states that permeate any organization.

Life is a kaleidoscope of natural hierarchies [holarchies], systems, and forms. Flexibility, spontaneity, and functionality have the highest priority. Differences and pluralities can be integrated into interdependent, natural flows. Egalitarianism is complemented with natural degrees of excellence Post Post Modern where appropriate. Knowledge and competency should supersede rank, power, status, or group. The prevailing world order is the result of the existence of different levels of reality (memes) and the inevitable patterns of movement up and down the dynamic spiral. Good governance facilitates the emergence of entities through the levels of increasing complexity (nested hierarchy).

Teal

Green Post Modern

Communitarian, human bonding, ecological sensitivity, networking. The human spirit must be freed from greed, dogma, and divisiveness; feelings and caring supersede cold rationality; cherishing of the earth, Gaia, life. Against hierarchy; establishes lateral bonding and linking. Permeable self, relational self, group intermeshing. Emphasis on dialogue, relationships. Basis of values communes (i.e., freely chosen affiliations based on shared sentiments). Reaches decisions through reconciliation and consensus (downside: interminable “processing” and incapacity to reach decisions). Refresh spirituality, bring harmony, enrich human potential. Strongly egalitarian, anti-hierarchy, pluralistic values, social construction of reality, diversity, multiculturalism, relativistic value systems; this worldview is often called pluralistic relativism. Subjective, nonlinear thinking; shows a greater degree of affective warmth, sensitivity, and caring, for earth and all its inhabitants. Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


WorldViews – vMemes SD

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


WorldViews - Action Logic Stratified levels of development

Source - Rooke and Torbert’s 2006 Harvard Business Review article : Seven Transformations of Leadership. From a sample of 1000 leaders in N America & Europe


WorldViews - Values Stages - Meanings of Space & Boundaries

Magenta

Meanings Of Space & Boundaries:

Sacred and special ground defined by the events and happenings of the past important to the group. Marked by symbols, defined by traditions, limited by visual and walking distances, natural physical features are revered as are the old country and home ways and seasonal activities.

Urban Manifestations: Deeply spiritual places with strong historical, custom and traditional links to the past and rites of passage as individuals, families, tribes, communities, nationalities – hills, rivers, sites and areas of special events, cemeteries – visited, respected, tended with high regard, mysticism, and spirituality.

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


WorldViews - Values Stages - Meanings of Space & Boundaries

Red

Meanings Of Space & Boundaries:

Areas of conquest over which the victor reigns, controls and leaves a personal mark. Strongly defined and defended boundaries outside which danger and enemies exist and threaten the gained spoils.

Urban Manifestations: Defined and protected personal areas – private homes, factories, sports grounds, gang turf, individual and group property which is defined, used, defended and protected by powerful physical and visible means and signs – illegal land invasions, primary industries.

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


WorldViews - Values Stages - Meanings of Space & Boundaries

Amber

Meanings Of Space & Boundaries:

Land and space is precisely and carefully surveyed, documented, assigned and allocated, boundaries are marked permanently obeyed and protected for the stability and future of the group through treaties and compacts for all to enjoy. The use of land is determined and justified by a future purpose and goal.

Urban Manifestations: Well established and carefully maintained areas and spaces for all aspects of living carefully identified, controlled and marked (land use zoning & cadastral maps) to ensure the uses are established for the benefit of the group – homes, schools, churches, police stations, social institutions, hi-tech, research, scientific, technological uses.

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


WorldViews - Values Stages - Meanings of Space & Boundaries

Orange

Meanings Of Space & Boundaries:

Areas of property which can be used to realise the benefits of calculated risk taking – from which individual wealth, material gain and status can be extracted to be displayed and shown for all to see and made aware of economic influence and achievement.

Urban Manifestations: High status areas of living and working which have resulted from successful wealth creation, prosperous displays of affluence and image – buildings and property developments which are designed and built to make financially successful statements with appearance more important than substance.

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


WorldViews - Values Stages - Meanings of Space & Boundaries

Green

Meanings Of Space & Boundaries:

Communally shared open areas used for mutual social development, sharing and growth, boundaries and divisions are scorned as artificial and keeping people apart as the whole community must share and have equal access to land and space for the common good of the everyone in the group. No one person nor group can be dominant.

Urban Manifestations: Open areas, rural and natural land and space with no limits to access, ownership and use as everyone must be able to live in harmony with each other and the environment without restraints and restrictions, strong focus on the redistribution and sharing of any material gains and spoils for the sustainable benefit of all.

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


WorldViews - Values Stages - Meanings of Space & Boundaries

Teal

Meanings Of Space & Boundaries: Different needs for space and land must be provided for, integrated and legitimised to minimise and prevent boundary conflicts, spatial disputes and land abuse which will be harmful to the overall balance of the systems; conflict over space between the different systems is recognised as inherent and inevitable, striving for constructive diversity to blend all aspects of the community and its spatial needs – especially the best parts into a synergistic whole.

Urban Manifestations: The balanced systemic integration of the different spatial needs and requirements to provide a dynamic chaordic, diverse spatial environment of nodes an networks which grows, adapts and develops to meet all needs without threatening its own sustainability and ability to change and adapt – changing urban areas of growth and regrowth as individual and group needs and requirements flex and flow with a freedom to be – balanced, flexible and appropriate mixed uses. Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


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Evolving Cities & Habitats


Evolving WorldViews - Evolving Cities Crimson

The level of basic survival; food, water, warmth, sex, and safety have priority. Uses habits and instincts just to survive. Distinct self is barely awakened or sustained. Forms into survival bands to perpetuate life.

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Evolving WorldViews - Evolving Cities Magenta

Thinking is animistic; magical spirits, good and bad, swarm the earth leaving blessings, curses, and spells which determine events. Forms into ethnic tribes. The spirits exist in ancestors and bond the tribe. Kinship and lineage establish political links. Sounds “holistic” but is actually atomistic: “there is a name for each bend in the river but no name for the river.”

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Evolving WorldViews --Evolving Cities Evolving WorldViews Evolving Cities Red

First emergence of a self distinct from the tribe; powerful, impulsive, egocentric, heroic. Mythic spirits, dragons, beasts, and powerful people. Feudal lords protect underlings in exchange for obedience and labor. The basis of feudal empires—power and glory The world is a jungle full of threats and predators. Conquers, outfoxes, and dominates; enjoys self to the fullest without regret or remorse.


Evolving WorldViews - Evolving Cities

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


WorldViews – Action Logic Torbert’s Action Logics – leadership Worldview/style at each stage of development Conventional Action Logics - Styles 1 People adopting these styles tend to appreciate similarity and stability.

1. Opportunist

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Capacities - Competences - Behaviour

Culture - worldviews

Creations - systems - infrastructure

Collective Exterior- Interobjective

Individual Exterior - Objective

Consciousness - intention - mindsets

Collective Interior - Intersubjective

Individual Interior- Subjective

Mapping Interventions - Ego Centric

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Mapping Interventions – Medieval Cities

Power-Centric Ancient Medieval City

Mythic/Power Mythic/One Truth Rational/Drive Pluralistic/Equality SDi/3D Holistic Integral/ThriveAble

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Evolving WorldViews - Evolving Cities Amber

Life has meaning, direction, and purpose, with outcomes determined by an allpowerful Other or Order. This righteous Order enforces a code of conduct based on absolutist and unvarying principles of “right” and “wrong.” Violating the code or rules has severe, perhaps everlasting repercussions. Following the code yields rewards for the faithful. Basis of ancient nations. Rigid social hierarchies; paternalistic; one right way and only one right way to think about everything. Law and order; impulsivity controlled through guilt; concrete-literal and fundamentalist belief; obedience to the rule of Order.

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.

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Mapping Interventions – Evolving Cities Survival Magical/Tribal Mythic/Power Mythic/One Truth

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Action Logics Torbert’s Action Logics – leadership Worldview/style at each stage of development Conventional Action Logics - Styles 2 People adopting these styles tend to appreciate similarity and stability.

2. The Diplomat

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Mapping Interventions – Modern Cities

Rational-Centric 19/20th Century Bureaucratic Planned Utopian City

Mythic/Power Mythic/One Truth Rational/Drive Pluralistic/Equality SDi/3D Holistic Integral/ThriveAble

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Capacities - Competences - Behaviour

Culture - worldviews

Creations - systems - infrastructure

Collective Exterior- Interobjective

Individual Exterior - Objective

Consciousness - intention - mindsets

Collective Interior - Intersubjective

Individual Interior- Subjective

Mapping Interventions – Ethno Centric

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Mapping Interventions – Modern Cities

‘unplanned’ Econo-Centric Early to Late Modern City

Mythic/Power Mythic/One Truth Rational/Drive Pluralistic/Equality SDi/3D Holistic Integral/ThriveAble

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Evolving WorldViews - Evolving Cities Orange

At this wave, the self “escapes” from the “herd mentality” of blue, and seeks truth and meaning in individualistic terms— hypothetico-deductive, experimental, objective, mechanistic, operational—“scientific” in the typical sense. The world is a rational and well-oiled machine with natural laws that can be learned, mastered, and manipulated for one’s own purposes. Highly achievement oriented, especially (in America) toward materialistic gains. The laws of science rule politics, the economy, and human events. The world is a chess-board on which games are played as winners gain preeminence and perks over losers. Marketplace alliances; manipulate earth’s resources for one’s strategic gains. Basis of corporate states.

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Mapping Interventions – Evolving Cities Survival Magical/Tribal Mythic/Power Mythic/One Truth Rational/Drive

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Action Logics Torbert’s Action Logics – leadership worldview/style at each stage of development Conventional Action Logics - Styles 3 People adopting these styles tend to appreciate similarity and stability.

3. The Expert

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


• Seeks causes effectiveness jokes • Critical of self/others based on • Dogmatic • Sees contingencies, exceptions own craft logic • Accepts feedback only from • Positive ethic is a sense of • Wants to stand Logics out, be unique objective, acknowledged craftof development obligation to internally consistent Torbert’s Action –leadership worldview/style at each stage • PerfectionistAction Logics - Styles 4 masters moral order Conventional • Values decisions based on • Timely action is fast, efficient People adopting these styles tend to appreciate and stability. technicalsimilarity merit

Action Logics

IntegralMENTORS 4. The Achiever 4. The AchieverGuides – [basic] Works within a one to three-year time horizon, juggling the shorter time horizons creatively, treating the interplay among planning, performing and assessing the outcomes as what is really real. The achiever concentrates on making incremental, single-loop changes in behaviour to eventually reach the planned results. Timely action occurs when “I” successfully juggle the need for occasional immediate wins, observance of agreed-on deadlines, efficient work, and effective outcomes as judged by the market or other constituency. 67 Managerial Style • Long-term goals • Seeks generalisable reasons for • Blind to own shadow, to the • Future is vivid, inspiring action subjectivity behind objectivity • Welcomes behavioural feedback • Seeks mutuality, not hierarchy, in • Positive ethic is practical day-to• Timely action is juggling time relationships day improvements based on selfdemands to attain effective results • Appreciates complexity chosen (but not self-created) • Feels like initiator, not pawn • Feels guilt if does not meet own ethical system standards Post-Conventional Action Logics 5. The Individualist This is viewed as a transitional action logic between the conventional and post-conventional. The dawning awareness of post-conventional understanding may be a confusing time. The Individualist’s dark side includes troubled feelings of something unravelling or needing resolving, along with a sense of paralysis about how to move, because, at this stagedo wenot have not worlds yet developed new Different principles to those of earlier stages. It isworlds. also likely to be a Subjects perceive but enact them. states of subjects bring forth different


Mapping Interventions – Smart Cities

Techno-Centric Modern Smart City

Mythic/Power Mythic/One Truth Rational/Drive Pluralistic/Equality SDi/3D Holistic Integral/ThriveAble

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Mapping Interventions – Smart Cities Techno-Centric Dashboards

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Capacities - Competences - Behaviour

Culture - worldviews

Creations - systems - infrastructure

Collective Exterior- Interobjective

Individual Exterior - Objective

Consciousness - intention - mindsets

Collective Interior - Intersubjective

Individual Interior- Subjective

Mapping Interventions – World Centric

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Evolving WorldViews - Evolving Cities Green

Communitarian, human bonding, ecological sensitivity, networking. The human spirit must be freed from greed, dogma, and divisiveness; feelings and caring supersede cold rationality; cherishing of the earth, Gaia, life. Against hierarchy; establishes lateral bonding and linking. Permeable self, relational self, group intermeshing. Emphasis on dialogue, relationships. Basis of values communes (i.e., freely chosen affiliations based on shared sentiments). Reaches decisions through reconciliation and consensus (downside: interminable “processing� and incapacity to reach decisions). Refresh spirituality, bring harmony, enrich human potential. Strongly egalitarian, anti-hierarchy, pluralistic values, social construction of reality, diversity, multiculturalism, relativistic value systems; this worldview is often called pluralistic relativism. Subjective, nonlinear thinking; shows a greater degree of affective warmth, sensitivity, and caring, for earth and all its inhabitants.

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.

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Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


standards

Action Logics

Post-Conventional Action Logics

Post-Conventional Action Logics

5. The Individualist 5. The Individualist

This is viewed as a transitional action logic between the conventional and post-conventional. The dawning awareness of post-conventional understanding may be a confusing time. The Individualist’s dark side includes troubled feelings of something unravelling or needing resolving, along with a sense of paralysis about how to move, because, at this stage we have not yet developed new principles to those of earlier stages. It is also likely to be a time of renewed freshness of each fully tasted new experience, of dramatic new insight into the uniqueness of ourself and others, of forging relationships that reach new levels of intimacy, and of perusing new interests in the world. Excitement alternates with doubt in unfamiliar ways. The individualist is engaged in a journey that reevaluates all prior life experience and action logics. The Individualist is a bridge between two worlds. One is the pre-constituted, relatively stable and hierarchical understandings we grow into as children, as we learn how to function as members of a pre-constituted culture. The other is the emergent, relatively fluid and mutual understandings that highlight the power of responsible adults to lead their children, their subordinates and their peers in transforming change. From the point of view of conventional stage employees, Individualist managers tend to provide less certainty and firm leadership. This is in part because the individualist is aware of the layers upon layers of assumptions and interpretations at work in any situation. Managerial Style • Takes a relativistic perspective • Focuses more on both present and historical context • Often aware of conflicting emotions • Experiences time itself as a fluid, changeable medium with piercing, unique moments • Interested in own and others’ unique self-expression • Seeks independent, creative work

• Attracted by difference and change more than by similarity and stability • Less inclined to judge or evaluate • Influences by listening and finding patterns more than by advocacy • May become something of a maverick • Starts to notice own shadow (and own negative impact) • Possible decision paralysis


Mapping Interventions – Sustainable Cities Ecological & EnvironmentalCentric Green Utopian Ecopolis Sustainable City Garden Towns Mythic/Power Mythic/One Truth Rational/Drive Pluralistic/Equality SDi/3D Holistic Integral/ThriveAble

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Capacities - Competences - Behaviour

Culture - worldviews

Creations - systems - infrastructure

Collective Exterior- Interobjective

Individual Exterior - Objective

Consciousness - intention - mindsets

Collective Interior - Intersubjective

Individual Interior- Subjective

Mapping Interventions – Planet Centric

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Evolving WorldViews - Evolving Cities Teal

Life is a kaleidoscope of natural hierarchies [holarchies], systems, and forms. Flexibility, spontaneity, and functionality have the highest priority. Differences and pluralities can be integrated into interdependent, natural flows. Egalitarianism is complemented with natural degrees of excellence where appropriate. Knowledge and competency should supersede rank, power, status, or group. The prevailing world order is the result of the existence of different levels of reality (memes) and the inevitable patterns of movement up and down the dynamic spiral. Good governance facilitates the emergence of entities through the levels of increasing complexity (nested hierarchy).

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Action Logics

impact) Post-Conventional Action Logics • Possible decision paralysis

6.The The Strategist 6. Strategist A principle feature of the Strategist action logic is self-awareness in action. It not only intuitively recognises other action logics and itself as action logics, it also intuitively recognises all action as either facilitating or inhibiting on going transformational change of personal, familial, corporate, or national action logics. If we are aware of ourselves in action in the present and among others who may be framing the situation based on entirely different action logics, participating in both incremental and transformational change, then the central question becomes: What action is timely now to whom? Persons operating from the Strategist action logic truly lead, whatever their organisation rank or role. They focus their own and colleagues’ attention on whether mission, strategy, operations, and outcome are in conflict with one another and might be aligned more coherently. The Strategist will develop ways to detect disparities between A Broader Framework mission and strategy, strategy and operations, and operations and outcome so that ineffective and unethical processes can be corrected.

The Strategist’s sensitivity to systemic disparities includes a keen awareness of inequities in race, ethnicity, class, gender, and development among colleagues and subordinates. This perspective is consonant with a global rather than ethnocentric vision and demands that the Strategist68 make every effort to redress social inequities in ways that promote personal and institutional development, rather than generating Diplomat-like dependence on government aid. Characteristics of the Strategist Action Logic

• The Strategist recognises the importance of principle, contract, theory, and judgment (not just rules), customs, and expectations – for making and maintaining good decisions • High value on timely action inquiry, mutuality, and autonomy • Attentive to unique market niches, particular historical moments

• Interweaves short-term goal-orientedness with longerterm developmental process-orientedness • Aware of paradox that what one sees depends on one’s action logic • Creative at conflict resolution • Enjoys playing a variety of roles • Witty, existential humour • Aware of and tempted by the dark side of power


Mapping Interventions – Holistic Cities

Systems-Centric [Master Code]

SDI Integral Holistic City

Mythic/Power Mythic/One Truth Rational/Drive Pluralistic/Equality SDi/3D Holistic Integral/ThriveAble

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Capacities - Competences - Behaviour

Culture - worldviews

Creations - systems - infrastructure

Collective Exterior- Interobjective

Individual Exterior - Objective

Consciousness - intention - mindsets

Collective Interior - Intersubjective

Individual Interior- Subjective

Mapping Interventions – Kosmic centric

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Evolving WorldViews - Evolving Cities Turquoise

Universal holistic system, holons/waves of integrative energies; unites feeling with knowledge [centaur]; multiple levels interwoven into one conscious system. Universal order, but in a living, conscious fashion, not based on external rules (blue) or group bonds (green). A “grand unification” is possible, in theory and in actuality. Sometimes involves the emergence of a new spirituality as a meshwork of all existence. Turquoise thinking uses the entire spiral; sees multiple levels of interaction; detects harmonics, the mystical forces, and the pervasive flowstates that permeate any organization.

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.

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Action Logics

Post-Conventional Action Logics

The Alchemist The ‘final’ leadership action logic for which we have data and experience is the Alchemist. Our studies of the few leaders we have identified as Alchemists suggest that what sets them apart from Strategists is their ability to renew or even reinvent themselves and their organizations in historically significant ways. Whereas the Strategist will move from one engagement to another, the Alchemist has an extraordinary capacity to deal simultaneously with many situations at multiple levels. The Alchemist can talk with both kings and commoners. He can deal with immediate priorities yet never lose sight of long-term goals. What sets Alchemists apart from Strategists is their ability to renew or even reinvent themselves and their organizations in historically significant ways. Alchemists constitute 1% of our sample, which indicates how rare it is to find them in business or anywhere else. Through an extensive search process, we found six Alchemists who were willing to participate in an up-close study of their daily actions. Though this is obviously a very small number that cannot statistically justify generalization, it’s worth noting that all six Alchemists shared certain characteristics. On a daily basis, all were engaged in multiple organizations and found time to deal with issues raised by each. However, they were not in a constant rush—nor did they devote hours on end to a single activity. Alchemists are typically charismatic and extremely aware individuals who live by high moral standards. They focus intensely on the truth. Perhaps most important, they’re able to catch unique moments in the history of their organizations, creating symbols and metaphors that speak to people’s hearts and minds

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Mapping Interventions – Thriveable Cities

People-Centric IMP Integral Morphogenic Generative Snippable ThriveAble City

Mythic/Power Mythic/One Truth Rational/Drive Pluralistic/Equality SDi/3D Holistic Integral/ThriveAble

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Mapping Interventions – Thriveable Cities Meaning & Purpose transcended & included Integral/ThriveAble Holistic Pluralistic/Sustainable Rational/Drive Mythic/One Truth

Power

Mythic/Power each more complex stage: - enfolds - transcends the worst - includes the best

The content of the previous becomes the context of the next

of the previous stages

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Mindsets Mindset - In decision theory and general

systems theory, a mindset is a set of assumptions, methods, or notations held by one or more people or groups of people that is so established that it creates a powerful incentive within these people or groups to continue to adopt or accept prior behaviours, choices, or tools.[citation needed] This phenomenon is also sometimes described as mental inertia, "groupthink", or a "paradigm", and it is often difficult to counteract its effects upon analysis and decision making processes. A mindset can also be seen as incident of a person's Weltanschauung or From Wikipedia philosophy of life.

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Mindsets

www.mindsetworks.com/science/


Mindsets Theory U Theory U proposes that the quality of the results that we create in any kind of social system is a function of the quality of awareness, attention, or consciousness that the participants in the system operate from. Since it emerged around 2006, Theory U has come to be understood in three primary ways: first as a framework; second, as a method for leading profound change; and third, as a way of being connecting to the more authentic of higher aspects of our self.

Otto Schammer

www.presencing.com/theoryu


Mindsets What Exactly Is a High Performing Mindset at Work Today’s high performer has three paramount commitments or foundational purposes in life: • Commitment to Success – self-directed, optimistic, growth (life long learning), creative, tolerant of high frustration • Commitment to Others – acceptance of others, empathic, respectful, supportive, feedback (provided constructively) • Commitment to Self – self-accepting, positive self-regard, authentic, positive focus (including gratitude to others), healthy life style These three commitments do not always develop at the same time. For some people, the commitment to success emerges first while later in life, commitments to others and to self, become more important. It is also clear that top performers have a mindset to respond positively to tough situations and call on five well-developed behavioural strengths throughout every aspect of their work and life when needed: • Self-Management – in highly demanding situations and with difficult people, awareness, control of emotions and behaviours; • Confidence – prepared to attempt very difficult tasks without fear of failure or criticism by others in order to learn from experience and improve; • Persistence – complete highly frustrating and timeconsuming work activities; • Organisation – long-term goals big, short-term goal realistic, daily goals specific; system for keeping track of information; effective time management and task analysis skills; • Getting Along – work supportively and collaboratively with others, ability to form relationships and to network, conflict resolution and to relate positively to difficult people.

The following diagram represents the different psychological capabilities that different major contributor have made to our understanding of the mindset of top performers


Mindsets Cynefin is a decision framework Cynefin is a decision framework that recognises the causal differences that exist between different types of systems, proposing new approaches to decision making in complex social environments. Cynefin is also a sense-making model, not a categorisation model. In a categorisation model, the framework precedes the data. This is good for exploitation but not exploration. In a sense-making model the data precedes the framework, making it good for exploration. The 3 basic types of systems involved in Cynefin are; ordered, complex and chaotic. Ordered systems are divided into 2; simple and complicated. There are 5 domains in total; Simple, Complicated, Complex, Chaotic and Disorder These domains offer managers a "sense of place" from which to analyse behaviour and decide how to act in similar situations. The domains on the right, simple (or obvious) and complicated, are "ordered": cause and effect are known or can be discovered. The domains on the left, complex and chaotic, are "unordered": cause and effect can be deduced only with hindsight or not at all hbr.org/2007/11/a-leaders-framework-for-decision-making

This type of praxis must be part of an IMP overall approach or it will remain flatland and partial.

cognitive-edge.com

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Mindsets Teal Organisations Holacracy Holacracy is a specific social technology or system of organizational governance developed by HolacracyOne, LLC in which authority and decision-making are distributed throughout a holarchy of self-organizing teams rather than being vested in a management hierarchy.

Sociocracy Sociocracy is a system of governance using consent decision making and an organizational structure based on cybernetic principles (a system with closed feedback mechanisms). ... It is currently used by public, private, non-profit, and community organizations and associations.

Encode The work is now purpose-driven and your organization is scaling with much more agility and responsiveness. Transparency, wholeness, and autonomy are now baseline expectations.


Mindsets Teal Organisations The Journey to Teal The tier-two integration into Teal/ Yellow functioning/ operating is assisted when we are able to recognise how these dynamics are represented in both people and organisations. In practice, it is unlikely that an organisation will even think about the journey to Teal unless it already has a significant portion of Green in its thinking systems. However, those higher systems may be more strongly present in the decision-makers than in the organisation as a whole. Everyone must NOT become Teal Clare Graves is often quoted for his strong expression “Damn it all, people have a right to be who they are.� Many people have made a related mistake in their view that individuals on a developmental journey somehow become Teal and that their first tier existence then vanishes. That perspective is being projected onto organisations, in the expectation that not only will a Teal organisation somehow lose all of its first tier values systems, but somehow all the people in the organisation will also become Teal individuals. This is not how it works. Not only do people have the right to be who they are, they will be who they are, until and unless they choose to change. Many will change very slowly, and many not at all. futureconsiderations.com/2016/02/teal-organisations/

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Mindsets Conformation Bias


Mindsets Conformation Bias


Mindsets Conformation Bias

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Ways forward Taking Stock


Thriveable Cities Thriveable Actions "You cannot travel the path until you have become the path itself” Walking in the world not talking of the world No one vision is sufficient in and of itself – visions can guide but only by collaborative action in a creative generative process can visions grow and become part of an ongoing positive sociocultural reality. Without taking into account the many worldviews that currently co-exist and crafting ways of including them in a positive and healthy form we will continue to alienate vast sections of all communities and humankind. It is through the growing healthy versions of all the different worldviews that we can attempt to move towards an equitable, regenerative and caring world. Through action we will move forward – through only ongoing talk we will stagnate and fail. Walking the walk not only talking the talk These curation are to be dipped into – explored and used to generate ideas and discussion A catalyst for collaboration and action

This document is not about clicking our links and following our path of discovery but about engaging and searching your own path in collaboration with us and others and developing a pathway for our combined action.

And most importantly grown, modified in a generative form. This is a living document - any suggestions for future inclusion please send to: info@integralmentors.org www.integralmentors.org

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Thriveable Cities Thriveable Actions

"A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless then he is in truth called wise" Integral Methodological Pluralism

“Placemaking inspires people to collectively reimagine and reinvent public spaces as the heart of every community.

A set of social practices that corresponds with AQAL metatheory. IMP is paradigmatic in that it includes the most time-honored methodologies, and metaparadigmatic in that it weaves them together by way of three integrative principles: • • •

non-exclusion, unfoldment, and enactment

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Strengthening the connection between people and the places they share, Placemaking refers to a collaborative process by which we can shape our public realm in order to maximize shared value. More than just promoting better urban design, Placemaking facilitates creative patterns of use, paying particular attention to the physical, cultural, and social identities that define a place and support its ongoing evolution.” - Evolution - Emergence - Living systems. Life cycles (generational sequences) - Integral intelligences each quadrant - Strategic intelligence - Accounting / Evaluating - Evolutionary intelligence - Meshworks : structure & self organising layering

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Urban Hub Jewels Positive Actions


Jewels Visions in Action – Burning2Learn Burning2Learn delivered a Princes Trust Community Project which uncovered a 15 year old's natural ability to lay bricks. When he found that he was so fast at learning this new skill, it caused him to go into school and ask his Maths teacher to explain millimetres and centimetres again, as this was required if he wished to be a bricklayer. The school said the lad would previously only turn up 23 times a week when he felt like it and by Burning2Learn's approach showing an interest in him, he was now asking for education. After leaving school, he attended college to learn bricklaying and he never missed a day in two years.

One girl in the same group, whilst following tasks she was set, we asked what would you like to do? She replied that she'd like to be a mechanic. We found out that she was racing minis at the weekend and we linked her to a local garage who gave her work experience, which lead to two years employment in a local garage. Once again, this proves that we need to identify a child's skills If you want citizens to add value to their community and society we need to find more time to identify individuals skill set and once again current technology could be used to work on this side to unlock human potential as this world goes into transition. www.burning2learn.co.uk


Jewels Visions in Action - INP INTEGRAL NEPAL PROJECT Aimed at training 1,000 leaders for Nepal by 2015, this project uses a multi-disciplinary capacity building approach and Participatory Integrative framework; applies the latest research in psychology, sociology, organisational studies and international development; designed to co-create leadership training and project development in multiple sectors; establishing system thinking and regional breakthrough initiatives to bring sustainable change in Nepal

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Jewels Visions in Action Positive Innovative Projects – this is a work in progress We will showcasing projects that have or are having a positive and innovative impact on: communities, education businesses environments climate change etc. or on synergising any number on interventions to have a holist impact To be considered please send a short description, and any relevant graphics, illustrations or photographs to info@integralmentors.org or share on integralmentors or IntegralUrbanHub Facebook pages

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Urban Hub WorldView

Integral Theory

a brief overview of AQAL


Integral view The ‘world’ is an experience in four dimensions, the ‘I’ – intentions or subjective; the ‘We’ – cultural or intersubjective; the ‘It’ – behavioural or objectives, and the ‘Its’ – social systems or inter-objective. These are the Quadrants. These dimensions are then filtered through: •

our complexity of experiences or Stages of Development;

our different streams of experience or Line of Development in areas such as cognition, values, world-view, ego/self, morals, etc., through

our Types such as our gender, religion, politics, race, …… psychology, and finally through

our State in experiencing such as: mood [happy or sad],wake, or asleep …….. etc.

Putting these all together we have a simple overview of the Integral Map or the AQAL Integral meta-theory. © integralMENTORS


An Integral View – A Broader Framework Development occurs through the interplay between person and environment, not just by one or the other. It is a potential and can be encouraged and facilitated by appropriate support and challenge. The depth, complexity, and scope of what people notice can expand throughout life. Yet no matter how evolved we become, our knowledge and understanding is always partial and incomplete. As development unfolds, autonomy, freedom, tolerance for difference and ambiguity, as well as flexibility, reflection and skill in interacting with the environment increase, while defenses decrease. Overall, worldviews evolve from simple to complex, from static to dynamic, and from egocentric to socio-centric to world-centric. Each later stage in the sequence is more differentiated, integrated, flexible and capable of functioning optimally in a world that is rapidly changing and becoming more complicated. People's stage of development influences what they notice or can become aware of, and therefore what they can describe, articulate, influence, and change.


An Integral View – A Broader Framework

Lines of Development Each of the lines develop relatively independently of one another, though the self-related lines tend to develop together and also tend to be at a similar developmental altitude in relationship to each other. The selfrelated lines include: self- identity/self-sense, morals, needs, and worldview. While each quadrant has various lines, those lines can at the same time be associated with other quadrants. For example the emotional, cognitive, and interpersonal lines are all located in an individual’s interior, but each of them also has a strong relationship to a different quadrant: emotional (UL), cognitive (UR), and interpersonal (LL). There are no stages to the self, only stages for aspects (lines) of the self.


Lines of Development Some major lines of Development

Selman, Perry

Context What is my cultural dominant mode of discourse What is my societal Systems Stage (agricultural, industrial, informational, ‌)

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Lines of Development Lines of Development in Upper Left Quadrant Lines of Development Each of the lines develop relatively independently of one another, though the self-related lines tend to develop together and also tend to be at a similar developmental altitude in relationship to each other. The self-related lines include: self- identity/self-sense, morals, needs, and worldview. While each quadrant has various lines, those lines can at the same time be associated with other quadrants. For example the emotional, cognitive, and interpersonal lines are all located in an individual’s interior, but each of them also has a strong relationship to a different quadrant: emotional (UL), cognitive (UR), and interpersonal (LL). There are no stages to the self, only stages for aspects (lines) of the self.

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


WorldViews - Individuals

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


The Quadrants of Understanding Context The context of each quadrant is different and the nature of this content will be different for each developmental stage or level. What is important to note is that the type of content and the nature of its investigation is very different in each quadrant – but in ‘reality’ they are not separate but tetra-meshed into a whole. Praxis and Tools for change: Each quadrant has a different set of praxis or tools used to bring about change. Its is important to try and use tools in each quadrant that complement each other to reinforce the change process – tetra-meshing any activity. That is if culture (LL) is to be changes then it is important to ensure that the systems are in place to support this change (LR) – That individual values (UL) and behaviour (UR) also support this change


Influences on Individuals “All 4 quadrants show growth, development, or evolution. That is, they all show some sort of stages or levels of development, not as rigid rungs in a ladder but as fluid and flowing waves of unfolding. This happens everywhere in the natural world, just as an oak unfolds from an acorn through stages of growth and development, or a Siberian tiger grows from a fertilized egg to an adult organism in well-defined stages of growth and development. Likewise with humans in certain important ways. In the Upper Left or “I,” for example, the self unfolds from egocentric to ethnocentric to worldcentric, or body to mind to spirit. In the Upper Right, felt energy phenomenologically expands from gross to subtle to causal. In the Lower Left, the “we” expands from egocentric (“me”) to ethnocentric (“us”) to worldcentric (“all of us”). This expansion of group awareness allows social systems—in the Lower Right—to expand from simple groups to more complex systems like nations and eventually even to global systems


Tetra-meshing The act whereby a ‘holon’ meshes or fits with the selection pressures of all four quadrants. In order to tetra-mesh, each holon must to some degree be able to register its own exterior accurately enough (truth), its own interior accurately enough (truthfulness), understand its cultural milieu (mutual understanding)’ and fit within its social system (functional fit) – meaning that all four selection pressures must be dealt with adequately in order for a holon to evolve.

Self & Consciousness

Brain & Organism

Intentional

Behavioural

Culture & Worldview

Systems & Environment

Cultural

Social

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Tetra-meshing Rio de Janeiro

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Consciousness - intention - mindsets

Persons beliefs/mindset on Waste Disposal

Cultural views on Waste Disposal Culture - worldviews

Capacities - Competences - Behaviour

Persons Behaviour to Waste Disposal

Waste Disposal systems – in place and proposed Creations - systems - infrastructure

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WorldViews - Understanding Action Logic

Alchemist Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Working with WorldViews Stratified levels of development

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Working with WorldViews Stratified levels of development

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


WorldViews - Understanding Action Logic

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Growth in all Quadrants

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Working with WorldViews Stages Introducing STAGES STAGES is a recent theory and assessment methodology for human development, created by Terri O’Fallon, Ph.D., grown out of her decades of experience in Education and years of research on development in several institutions including Pacific Integral. This new model reveals interesting new understandings about how human beings grow throughout life and can contribute to our sense of where we are in our development, personally and professionally. Practically, it gives us another road map for our individual and collective, human potential. STAGES grows out of a deep history of research into human development and was statistically grounded in its initial research study to correlate with the most widely-used and researched test of adult human development. Thus, we can rely on STAGES's having research support, while benefiting from its new insights. Three new, later stages of development were included in this study's replication research; it is an Integrally based model, incorporating quadrants, states, lines and types. As such, STAGES may lend theoretical and statistical support to Ken Wilber’s integral theory. It supports insights for a natural sequence of deep "vertical" structures, as well as repeating, wave-like patterns of development. www.terriofallon.com/


Working with WorldViews Stages Summary

The integration of these iterating patterns (quadrants, polar poles, states and transcend-and-include) into subquadrants integrates all of the perspectives on a more granular level then a single set of quadrants can depict. Furthermore, we can begin to see how we must always be aware of our own perspectives as we look through the perspective in these sub-quadrants. If we develop the perspectives symbolized in a particular subquadrant, we likely will not yet see later ones, and the ones we hold will colour the perspectives we can take in the earlier sub-quadrants. This phenomenon is depicted in this last summary map of how our own views colour the original perspectives as we look through these maps in a quadrivia approach.

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Evolution of Participation Levels 1 to 4 are totally unsustainable but may under certain circumstances have to be adopted. Especially when working with lower Stages of complexity development. Level 5 tends to be the level at Amber can engage at. Levels 6 & 7 tends to have an Orange core. Green will often be found operating at most levels for a number of diverse reasons. Level 8 tends to be the province of 2nd tier Teal thinking.

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Centre of Gravity Altitude

Individual

Socio-cultural

Centre of Gravity

Dominant Mode of Discourse

Turquoise Teal Green

Exit Stable Entry

Orange Amber Red Magenta

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Spiral Learning & Education Magenta

• • • • •

Through imitation and repetition Animistic analogies - fairy-tales, cartoons and animal metaphors Chants, dances, rhythm music, rituals Practical kinaesthetic Learning what the Tribe learns is a major driver

2-8 years

Magenta

The relationship with the “teacher” is critical - that person must be a mystical, shamanistic figure

Exit Magenta Red

Enter Red

Learning by modelling is still important - but satisfaction of the embryonic ego will also influence what is learned • • • •

Instant results - pain or punishment No threats - only promises of certain outcomes Hands-on action learning - the opportunity to experience it for themselves What is learned needs to be immediately relevant to the circumstances the individual perceives him/herself to be in

9-12 years

Red

Respect for the “teacher” as a hero figure is important - but the teacher must also show respect back to the blossoming egos

Exit Red

Amber

What pleases (or is immediately relevant) is still central but there is also some desire now to know what the procedures for learning are - and that leads to WHAT should be learned • • •

Acceptance of Truth from the Higher Authority Prescriptive teaching/learning - following set procedures Right/wrong feedback - testing on the learning

Enter Amber 13-17 years

Amber

The work set will be done because it is “the correct thing to do” - but don’t expect imagination in the work or more than is set

Exit Amber

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Enter Orange


Spiral Learning & Education Orange

• • • •

Developing future sense with possibilities of multiple outcomes Trial-and-error experiments to achieve anticipated outcomes Opportunities to analyse and improve - particularly via technology Complete self-motivation to achieve the desired future outcome(s)

18+ years

Orange

The “teacher” is now a resource to be used

Exit Orange Green

Enter Green

Broader concerns now start to emerge and there is a need to make sure everybody is getting opportunities • • • •

Bigger picture thinking and emotional responsiveness What is important can be subject to consensus Learning from peers/group learning Personal development/development of self - within the group

18+ years

Green

The “teacher’s” job is to facilitate the development of the group and individuals within the group

Enter Teal

Exit Green Teal

50+

Teal

Exit Teal

60+

Enter Turquoise

Based on 1950/70s data Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Developmental Potential Philosophy

Beliefs

Attitudes

Relationships

Generative

Do for all in a way that best serves all

Organisations are consciously evolving social organisms

We are for each other and the whole

Co-operative Evoking genius Mutually nourishing

Sustainable

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you

Organisations are living systems

We are all in this together

Caring Appreciative High integrity

Compliant

Do unto others in Ideal organisation a way that is fair is a well oiled machine

You scratch my back ‌‌

Respectful Purposeful Honest

Dysfunctional

Do it to others before they do it to you

People are the problem

I will use you

Disrespectful Dishonest Discounting

Toxic

Do others in before they do you in

Might makes right

I will defeat you

Attacking Blaming

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


The Worlds ‘I’ Inhabit – Theory U

Theory U deals with State changes not Stage changes – That is Translational and not Transformational Theory U proposes that the quality of the results that we create in any kind of social system is a function of the quality of awareness, attention, or consciousness that the participants in the system operate from. Since it emerged around 2006, Theory U has come to be understood in three primary ways: first as a framework; second, as a method for leading profound change; and third, as a way of being - connecting to the more authentic of higher aspects of our self. www.presencing.com/theoryu.


The Worlds ‘I’ Inhabit

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Integral Theory Integral Methodological Pluralism These three regulative principles — non-exclusion, enfoldment, enactment--are principles that were reverse engineered, if you will, from the fact that numerous different and seemingly "conflicting" paradigms are already being competently practiced all over the world; and thus the question is not, and never has been, which is right and which is wrong, but how can all of them already be arising in a Kosmos? These three principles are some of the items that need to be already operating in the universe in order for so many paradigms to already be arising, and the only really interesting question is how can all of those extraordinary practices already be arising in any universe? With regard to IMP, we can put the crucial point very simply: what if an individual .. accepted the basic validity of hermeneutics AND systems theory AND introspective phenomenology AND empirical science AND shamanic states of consciousness AND developmental psychology AND collaborative inquiry AND ecological sciences AND postmodern contextualism AND neuroscience AND .... If the basic legitimacy of all of those time-tested methodologies is allowed, then the experiences that all of those social practices enact, bring forth, and illumine become grist for the mill of a …. metatheory that accounts, or at least attempts to account, for all of them in a believable, coherent fashion

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Integral Theory Integral Methodological Pluralism Zones ‘Insides and Outsides of Dimensions of Experience’ Each ‘dimension of experience’ can be view from the inside (how it feels or felt experience) and/or from the outside (how it looks). These are the 8 primal or indigenous perspectives of an individual [holon]. “Each view or perspective, with its actions and injunctions, brings forth a world of phenomena; a world-space that (tetra-) arises as a result; a worldspace with a horizon. The sum total of all of that we simply call a zone. A zone is a view with its actions, its injunctions, its life- world, and the whole lot called forth at that [Kosmic] address. You can think of it as a life-zone, or zone of awareness, or a living space— any number of terms will do.” Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Integral Theory Integral Methodological Pluralism A set of social practices that corresponds with AQAL metatheory. IMP is paradigmatic in that it includes the most timehonored methodologies, and meta-paradigmatic in that it weaves them together by way of three integrative principles: • • •

non-exclusion, unfoldment, and enactment

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Myth of the Given Perhaps the most difficult thing for green to understand is that its values — peace, harmony, healing, transformation, sharing, feeling, embodiment — are values shared only by green. They are not values shared by magenta, red, amber, orange, teal, turquoise, indigo, or violet. If I want to transform the world, implicit in that desire is the assumption, “You are screwed up, but I know what you need.” This imposition of my values on you is a subtle violence of values. The point is that different world-spaces contain different phenomena. It is not a matter of saying which worldspace is the “real” worldspace, because any age will always feel that its view is the real view. But there is no “real” or “pre-given” world, only these various world-spaces that creatively evolve and unfold in novel ways, then settle into Kosmic habits that then must be negotiated by all subsequent humans as stages in their own unfolding and levels in their own compound individuality.

This classic limitation shows up especially in postmodernism’s incapacity to escape the hermeneutic circle, which it absolutizes (i.e., quadrant absolutism—in this case, the LL, and then only up to green). This is captured in its claim that there are no extra-linguistic realities, a claim that AQAL categorically rejects (along with Habermas and other more integral thinkers).

Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Kosmic Address There is not a pre-given material world that is apprehended equally by beings. What is apprehended depends on a being’s Kosmic address, - a “worldview location” that specifies what arises in the experience of a sentient being based on two fundamental aspects within the AQAL matrix: altitude and perspective. - Altitude refers to the level of developmental complexity of the sentient being while - Perspective refers to the particular perspective within the quadrants or zones it is taking. Intrinsic features of Kosmos are themselves not pre-given but are in part, interpretive and constructed.

The “location” of a “real object” in the AQAL matrix, including its altitude (i.e., degree of development) and its perspective (i.e., the quadrant in which it resides). Kosmic address = altitude + perspective Kosmic address = (altitude + perspective) Subject x(altitude + perspective) Objective Kosmic address = (altitude + quadrant) x (altitude + quadrivium) Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds.


Self-as-Instrument (SAI) Where do we operate from in each Quadrant – that is which Stage or Level? Which Lines and what Centre of Gravity, which State of so many and what Types do we incorporate in our activities? This will define our ‘Talk and our Walk. Unless our Talk and Walk don’t align to a fair degree we will be unable to understand our own actions and this brings our own baggage into our interventions. Self-as-Instrument requires a this alignment – our Centre of Gravity will then determine at which level we can operate with others and their Centre of Gravity or in a group their Dominant Mode of Discourse will determine how we operate. A Walk on the wild side An often-asked question: “is Integral just another paradigm or fad and why do we ‘use’ it so much in our development work” –the answer is usually “No, it’s an injunction or a holarchy of injunctions – not taken as a belief system but as an injunction to put into practice. If it helps you understand what you are doing more clearly and if it helps you become a more ‘whole’ and ‘competent’ practitioner then use it - if not, then move on.” We always stress that we use it with a ‘large but light embrace’ - and continually test the theoria in praxis. Subjects do not perceive worlds but enact them. Different states of subjects bring forth different worlds. © integralMENTORS


Shadow “Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is. At all counts, it forms an unconscious snag, thwarting our most well-meant intentions.” C. G. Jung “Yet there is a mystery here, and it is not one that I understand: Without this sting of otherness, of – even – the vicious, without the terrible energies of the underside of health, sanity, sense, then nothing works or can work. I tell you that goodness – what we in our ordinary daylight selves call goodness: the ordinary, the decent – these are nothing without the hidden powers that pour forth continually from their shadow sides.” Doris Lessing

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Types of data to be collected: - third-person data (objective) such as surveys or other quantitative ways to measure change, - second-person (intersubjective data) such as data that is generated and interpreted together as a group or within a process, and - first-person (subjective data) such as reflective answers, thick description, or other qualitative descriptions (one-on-one).

Impact on Mindsets

Impact on Practices

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Impact on Systems

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II

Guiding principle here is that you need enough diversity in what data you are gathering and how you are gathering it, that you can adequately capture impacts that are occurring in all quadrants.

(practices & conduct carrying out work)

(policies, structures that support innovation in work)

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OrgNet integralMENTORS integralMENTORS works with individuals or small groups to gain a deeper integral understanding of praxis in the field of international development. These practitioners tend to have extensive field experience in international development in the design and implementation of programmes - they also have a grounding in Integral Theory.

Partners

Because of the nature of an Integral approach we don’t as a starting point concentrate on any one issue or action - so no concentration on leadership or best practices or interiors or evolution or sustainability etc. - but an approach a contextual understanding of a number of different perspectives. This will in time probably include many of those listed above. Unless the process is generative, morphogenetic - and probably snippable - it tends just to repeat or overlay both ‘good and bad’ processes from other contexts. Interpretation of these issues will be different depending on the Kosmic Address from which it is seen The intention is not to make the world integral (Teal/Turquoise) - which is a mis-understanding of what 'integral' means - but to help individuals become effective Integral practitioners. To enable them to have a much broader and compassionate view of the issues before them and thus a much more comprehensive ‘tool’ kit with which to work. And in the long term to make the world a healthier place as all stages ​

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OrgNet Integral Without Borders We envision greater integration and depth in development praxis around the word. To support that vision, our purpose is to dynamically hold a discourse on integral practice in international development through global events, field learning, and online discussions and courses. Our community is made up of practitioners of development cooperation who see the needs for a meaningful inclusion of interiority in development, who are curious about what quality of transdisciplinary engagement is needed to meet complex issues, and who are open to post-conventional perspectives and methods. We provide support for the advance of an integral approach in global development, assisting practitioners and organizations with resources, mentoring, consulting, training and networking opportunities.

Gail Hochachka Co Founder Director

Paul van Schaik Co Founder Director

Lisa Gibson Board Member Director

Marilyn Hamilton Board Member Director

Jordan Luftig Board Member Director

Sushant Shrestha Board Member Director

Danielle Huffaker Field based Team

What we do Connect. We ignite and sustain a community of practice where lone practitioners can find a community and a discourse that truly ‘meets’ and receives them, and with whom they can be both supported and challenged to develop and hone their praxis. We do this through holding events and running telecourses.

Ken Wilber Special Advisor

Resource. We provide resources to support practitioners and organizations working at the innovative edge of international development practice; to provide AQAL training manuals, tools, articles, papers, and videos that can support their further enactment of integral practice. We do this through research, writing, and compiling resources. Consult. We consult and mentor practitioners and organizations who are seeking an integrative way forward in their work in global development, or who are keen to evolve their praxis to its next stage. We do this through consulting and mentoring, and public speaking.

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Background A Brief History of Planning & Planners ARISTOTLE 384 - 322 BC Intergenerational Equity Human well-being is realised only partly by satisfying whatever people’s preferences happen to be at a particular time; it is also necessary for successive generations to leave behind sufficient resources so that future generations are not constrained in their preferences.” MESOPOTAMIA 10,000 BC – 7TH CENTURY AD • Sumer was one of the early civilizations • 15 city-states created • Religion was power ANCIENT EGYPT 3,000 – 300 BC • Religion still powerful: Ancient Egyptians worshipped kings as gods • Once buried, lives forever • Pyramids constructed in capital cities • Cities of dead people (necropolis) HIPPODAMUS OF MILETUS 498-408 BC • “Inventor / father of formal city planning” • Made the Hippodamian Plan or the grid city to maximise winds in the summer and minimise them in winter • Has a geometric, arranged style in design • Also worked on the Piraeus Port and Alexandria THE ROMAN EMPIRE 29 BC – 393 AD • Excelled in military science and engineering • Designs and inventions looked at improving transport and military strategies

PLATO 428 - 347 BC Polluter Pays It shall be the responsibility of the polluter to contain, remove, and clean-up water pollution incidents at his own expense. In case of his failure to do so, the government agencies concerned shall undertake containment, removal, and clean-up operations and expenses incurred in said operations shall be against the persons and/or entities responsible for such pollution. THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD 5TH – 15TH CENTURY AD • The church and monasticism • Rise of Islam • Byzantine empire • State power • The Crusades • Carolingian dynasty RENAISSANCE 14TH TO 17TH CENTURY AD • Commerce as a driving factor • Called for accessibility and mobility • Like the Medieval Period, had a radial growth pattern • Plans began to follow the topography of an area LEON BATTISTA ALBERTI 1404-1472 • Wrote the De Re Aedificatoria: Ten books of planning and design principles Growth is characterized by a star-shaped form CITY BEAUTIFUL MOVEMENT 1800s – 1900s • Emphasized beauty and aesthetics • Think monuments, grand buildings, parks, perfect landscapes, lakes, and circular road systems


Background A Brief History of Planning & Planners DANIEL HUDSON BURNHAM 1846-1912 “Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone will be a living thing, asserting itself with ever- growing insistency. Remember that our sons and grandsons are going to do things that would stagger us. Let your watchword be order and your beacon beauty.” SIR PATRICK GEDDES 1854-1932 • Introduced the notion of a region • Became the Father of Regional Planning • Biologist, sociologist, and geographer • Dissected the planning environment by analysing occupational activities • Used observation and rational methods • Instead of grid iron planning, used conservative surgery • Introduced the term conurbation, which means “an aggregation of continuous network of urban communities.” • Emphasized the relationships of people and cities, thus the cityregion term. • Used the rational planning method of Survey Analysis • Wrote the book Cities in Evolution LE CORBUSIER (CHARLES EDOUARD JEANNERET) 1887-1965 • Created the Radiant City • Modernist, futuristic, and orderly • But socially disadvantageous and unrealistic for settlements • Criticized because he tried to solve congestion with more congestion • Wrote the books Urban is me and the City of Tomorrow and Its Planning

SIR EBENEZER HOWARD 1850 - 1928 • Wrote the book Garden Cities of Tomorrow • Addressed population and pollution that came about by the industrial revolution by creating garden cities FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT 1867-1959 • Champion and proponent of urban decentralisation • Involved communities • Designedthe1,000-hectareBroadacreCity • included social services in the forms of schools, trains, and museums, as well as employment in the forms of markets, offices, nearby farms, and industrial areas

SIR LESLIE PATRICK ABERCROMBIE 1879 -1957 • Created the post-war plans for London, and combatted sprawling by resettlement • Made the London Country Plan(1944) and the Greater London Plan (1943) DON ARTURO SORIA Y MATA 1844-1920 • Made the concept Linear City, which has many parallel and specialized functions The linear city gears away from the usual centric urban forms. The lines help control the expansion of a city. TONY GARNIER 1869-1948 • Made the concept Linear Industrial City, which has many parallel and specialized functions • Used the concept of zoning and labeled space into leisure, industry, work, and transport


Background A Brief History of Planning & Planners THOMAS ADAMS 1871-1940 • Worked primarily on low-density residences or garden suburbs • Founded the British Town Planning Institute • Wrote the book Rural Planning and Development • Pushed for planning legislation by mandate, local plans, zoning, building regulations, and recognized the responsibility of a licensed or professional planner FRANCIS STUART CHAPIN 1888-1974 • As a sociologist and educator, he stressed the importance of quantifying social activities in an evolving city through statistics. • He was the first to write the textbooks on urban and regional planning LEWIS MUMFORD 1895-1990 • A historian-sociologist who studied cities and architecture • From his 23 books, the most prominent in city planning is The City in History, which pointed out how technology and nature could be harmonious • Gave the concept of an organic city • Rationalised how planning has various disciplines RACHEL LOUISE CARSON 1907-1964 • A marine biologist • Wrote the powerful book Silent Spring, a haunting compilation and narrative of research about the detrimental and even lethal effects of pesticides and fertilisers on the living environment • This book launched a global environmental movement

IRA LOWRY 1930 • Published A Model of Metropolis, a computer model for spatial organization of anthropogenic activities in a metropolitan area • This generates an assessment that can be the basis for urban policy decisions • Worked with Robert Garin on a model that looks at the relationship and logic to the spatial arrangement of human activities • Expands to gravity modeling, or trip distribution in transport planning, or distance decay in physics

JANE JACOBS 1916-2006 • An urban activist who was strong and vocal against urban renewal; she fought for new urbanism • Wrote the powerful book The Death and Life of American Cities Her book and activism led to the eventual fall of urban renewal towards city diversity, mixeduse, dense neighborhoods, and vibrant communities. • Also wrote the book The Economy of Cities IAN MCHARG 1920-2001 • Was called an “architect who valued a site’s natural features” • Transformed efforts of traditional planning into environmental planning by using the technique of sieve mapping or overlay, which took into account the varied features of the environment. • Wrote the book Design with Nature, which triggered responsible planning of landscapes, respecting natural features • Laid the foundation for Geographic Information Systems

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