Jack Reed said, “The solution to everything is the solution to anything.” One Community thinks this is true and is creating open source blueprints, tools, tutorials, and do-it-yourself instructions for sustainable living models purposed to demonstrate and support this. Watch this week’s update video for details about how we’re making it possible.
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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 March 4th, 2018 edition (#258) 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: @9:13
DUPLICABLE CITY CENTER: @11:07
HIGHEST GOOD FOOD: @12:00
HIGHEST GOOD EDUCATION: @12:46
HIGHEST GOOD SOCIETY: @14:02
One Community is demonstrating the solution to everything is the solution to anything 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:
This week the core team returned to working on the 7 villages online book. This week we made minor updates to Pages 14-15, and 64, and began redoing the layouts for page 44. We also updated the Cob Village maker spaces images, as shown here.
Aparna Tandon (Architect) continued her work on the Compressed Earth Block Village external elements. What you see here is her 47th week of work that created this updated AutoCAD export of the complete village and landscaping plan.
And Jagannathan Shankar Mahadevan (Mechanical Engineer) completed his 17th week volunteering and began writing the narrative for the Tree House Village (Pod 7) Cost Analysis page. What you see here is a sample of this work-in-progress.
Mihaela “Michelle” Pinzaru (Interior Designer and Architectural Drafter) also completed her 7th week working on the Tree House Village (Pod 7) residential designs. This week she continued working on the final texturing and lighting details for the interior. You can see some of this work here.
One Community is demonstrating the solution to everything is the solution to anything 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:
Satish Ravindran (Senior Mechanical and Industrial Engineer) also completed his 7th week helping with the LEED lighting specifics for the City Center. This week’s focus was a final review and round of edits to the case study section.
One Community is demonstrating the solution to everything is the solution to anything 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:
The core team also continued research and design of the open source climate battery designs. What you see here are the beginnings of the process of integrating climate batteries into the Phase 2 food plans that include the Aquapinis and Walipinis.
One Community is demonstrating the solution to everything is the solution to anything 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 week, the core team returned to developing the Lesson Plans How-to tutorial page. We finished the “Why Use the Lesson Plans for Life” section including sections on Recreational Application, Homeschool Application, and Applications in Private or Traditional Schools.
One Community is demonstrating the solution to everything is the solution to anything 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:
The Highest Good Network software team consisting of Sowmya Manohar (Software Engineer, Web Developer & Net Application Developer), Shubhra Mittal (Software Delivery Manager), Priyanka Singh (Software Developer), and Asha Tadimari (Software Engineer). This week the team added click-through options to access the profile page, added a counter display to the badges, and the default image display when no badges are earned yet.
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