We believe creating a new earth is a process of:
We are on our path to accomplishing these three focus points and collaboratively creating this new earth with the people who agree with us that it is possible. This is our weekly progress update (#12) covering our accomplishments for the week of 5/13/2013.
Here is the updated layout for the earthbag village compliments of Doug Stenhouse (Architect and Water Color Artist). It includes the necessary buttress walls and the recent elevation changes made to better accomodate the plumbing. Updates being made this week to this drawing are:
Here is the initial plumbing sketch as well. This image shows our thinking about moving all the collected rain water and using the hot water from the showers as additional heating for the Tropical Atrium.
We continue to focus on two aspects of the Tropical Atrium:
Here is the 4th version of the eco-artistic hand thanks to the help of John Bassist (organizer of this e-group hub wiki as well as this Needs/Instincts Centered Economics (NICE) Facebook page). Once complete this hand will be positioned inside the Tropical Atrium to show how it will make up the internal growing terraces of this building.
We’ve completed the final teaching system review and summary for the open source and free-shared Education for Life program. Here are the links for all of the systems we evaluated:
Stephanie VanderKallen (Mental Health Professional and Teacher) has also made tremendous progress on the Evaluation and Evolution component of the Education for Life program and we’ve begun to add some of her amazing work and efforts to the Evaluation and Evolution page that will be evolving into a portal to the broad diversity of components that will be a part of this component of the complete program.