Global Highest Good network creation is about creating a network of people interested in working together for the betterment of each other and all life on this planet. Accomplishing this means sustainably addressing food, energy, housing, education, for-profit and non-profit economic design, social architecture, fulfilled living, global stewardship practices, and more with open source and free-shared designs created with a Highest Good mindset and goals.
Click on each icon to be taken to the corresponding Highest Good hub page.
One Community’s physical location will forward this movement as the first of many self-replicating teacher/demonstration communities, villages, and cities to be built around the world. This is the May 21st, 2017 edition (#217) of our weekly progress update detailing our team’s development and accomplishments:
Here is the bullet-point list of this last week’s design and progress discussed in detail in the video above:
HIGHEST GOOD HOUSING: @6:59
DUPLICABLE CITY CENTER: @9:05
HIGHEST GOOD FOOD: @11:01
HIGHEST GOOD EDUCATION: @11:26
HIGHEST GOOD SOCIETY: @12:32
One Community is developing global highest good network creation through Highest Good housing that is artistic and beautiful, more affordable, more space efficient, lasts longer, DIY buildable, and constructed with healthy and sustainable materials:
The core team working on the Earthbag Village completed another round of updates to this top view rendered image for the 3-dome cluster. We updated the placement of the Murphy bed and moved the other furniture to better reflect how much space will be available in these structures.
We also updated this open bed view of the Murphy bed with the same changes:
Alena Thompson (Mechanical Engineer) completed her 14th week helping with the Net-zero Communal Bathroom Designs. This week’s focus was placing the pump box and another round of piping updates related to this and other small layout changes.
Christian Ojeda (Mechatronic Engineer) completed his 15th week helping with the heat-recycling Communal Eco-shower and Vermiculture Bathroom designs. This week’s focus was more septic research and piping design, chamber design, pump details, and starting to explore locations for water fountains and spigots.
Dean Scholz (Architectural Designer) continued helping us create quality Cob Village (Pod 3) renders. Here is update 69 of Dean’s work that is now focusing on the Northwest residential wing, as shown here.
Hamilton Mateca (AutoCAD and Revit Drafter and Designer) also finished his 41st week helping with the Compressed Earth Block Village (Pod 4) design and render details. This week’s focus was continued work on the landscaping details around the meditation labyrinth, as shown here.
Aparna Tandon (Architect) continued her work on the Compressed Earth Block Village external elements. What you see here is her 24th week of work, focusing on further development of Zone 9 exercise spaces, raised planters, climbing bridges, and seating areas, as shown here.
One Community is developing global highest good network creation through a Duplicable and Sustainable City Center that is LEED Platinum certified/Sustainable, can feed 200 people at a time, provide laundry for over 300 people, is beautiful, spacious, and saves resources, money, and space:
And we created these two new versions of the Advanced Automations pages for the 7 villages online book (p14-15).
Dipti Dhondarkar, (Electrical Engineer) continued with her 37th week of work on the lighting specifics for the City Center. This week’s focus was continued modeling and initial lighting testing within the Social Dome.
Haoxuan “Hayes” Lei (Structural Engineer) and Shuna Ni (Masters of Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering PhD) also continued their work on the City Center structural engineering. This week’s focus was research and new designs for the central dome connectors, as shown here.
Shubham Agrawal (Electrical Engineer) continued his work on the City Center energy details with Mike Hogan (Automation Systems Developer and Business Systems Consultant. This week’s focus was more discussion about critical versus non-critical systems differentiation and the initial electrical layout shown here.
Jin Yu (Structural Engineering Designer) also completed her 13th week working on the concrete foundation details. This week’s focus was revisions and writing another 10 pages of content for the City Center Footers, Foundation, and Flooring tutorial. You can see examples of this behind-the-scenes work here:
Ashwin Patil (Web Developer) also continued helping develop the new Search Engines for our site. This week’s work was finishing development of the Duplicable City Center search engine version 3.0 that you see here:
One Community is developing global highest good network creation through Highest Good food that is more diverse, more nutritious, locally grown and sustainable, and part of our open source botanical garden model to support and share bio-diversity:
One Community is developing global highest good network creation through Highest Good education that is for all ages, applicable in any environment, adaptable to individual needs, far exceeds traditional education standards, and more fun for both the teachers and the students:
This last week the core team completed the final 75% of the mindmap for the Consensus and Decision Making Lesson Plan and the final 75% of the mindmap for the Fulfilled Living Lesson Plan, as you can see here:
We also continued the process of a final proofreading and editing of all 52 lesson plans. This week we completed the Time Lesson Plan and the Winter Lesson Plan. This brings us to 20 of 52 finished, which is 38.5% completion.
We also continued working on the renders for the Ultimate Classroom. This week we modified the lighting and other aesthetic details to create this new final render of the yellow room:
And we created this new updated Ultimate Classroom overview image.
One Community is developing global highest good network creation through a Highest Good society approach to living that is founded on fulfilled living, the study of meeting human needs, Community, and making a difference in the world:
This week the core team created the new video background, transitions, imagery, and other details that were played in the background of this week’s new-format intro. You can see some of the work that went into this here:
Sowmya Manohar (Software Engineer, Web Developer & Net Application Developer) and Jono Lewis (Software Developer) completed their collective 5th week of work on the The Highest Good Network. This week’s focus, some of which you can see here, was on the time log entry process and connections to the database.
AND WE PRODUCED THIS WEEKLY UPDATES BLOG – CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE