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as one community

as one community

In 2001, some volunteers gathered in Suzuka, Japan, aiming to realize a happy society free from fighting and opposition, in harmony with nature. A border-less community named “AS-ONE COMMUNITY” has been created in an ordinary neighborhood of Suzuka, a typical middle-size city and also well known as a city of the Honda company.

Koh Kong Eco Community

Koh Kong Eco Community

Ten hectars owned in a Wild Life Sanctuary in the Cardamom Mountains (Koh Kong, Cambodia). No acces by road, just by boat trough the Biggest Maangroove Forest of Asia. Independent in production of Food.
Lake with fish production. Eco Agriculture, Eco Construction, Social Economy, Humanitarian Work, Education, Music, Art...

We offer food and acomodation for our volunteers.
Many different works to do.

Tapitallee Retreat & Sanctuary

Tapitallee Retreat & Sanctuary

South Coast NSW Eco Community, nestled on 15 acres of NATIVE BUSH LAND with 10 lots.
The focus of the community is Education/Arts/Health Environment, programs on these topics have been operating since 1982.
The community title borders Reserve and Parklands that lead to the Shoalhaven River.
A habitat program is being recorded by Community Members and visitors.

The Ecovillage at Currumbin

The Ecovillage at Currumbin

Awarded as the World’s finest example of sustainable residential living, The Ecovillage at Currumbin offers something inspirational ... the chance to live a natural lifestyle within a vibrant community atmosphere amidst one of Australia’s most liveable cities.

Anna Eco Village Resort

Anna Eco Village Resort

This resort is in a famous train road to Annapurna Base Camp. It is located in a beautiful place.

Wongsanit Ashram

Wongsanit Ashram

We are a group of people working and living together for social change as an alternative community and NGO. We have wide range of work; education for grassroots, nature cure, organic gardening, mud house building and ecovillage education. This year we have decided to publish a “Directory of intentional communities and ecovillages in Asia.” We hope to strengthen the existing communities and also help to found new ones, building up a network of communities and ecovillages in Asia.

Ecovillage Hub Connect

Ecovillage Hub Connect

A place to meet and get education and inspiration to support and join Ecovillages and Transition Towns

Ecovillage Hub Connect is a meet up group to connect people with Ecovillages and transition towns is a virtual meet up place as well as a physical meet up place in Hobart Tasmania

http://www.meetup.com/ECOVILLAGE-CONNECT-HUB/

Vertigo Eco Art Village

Vertigo Eco Art Village

VERTIGO Eco Art Village is a center for art and ecology located between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv in Israel's rural Ellah Valley. At its heart is the Vertigo Dance Company, which founded the Village in order to foster artistic creation engaged with the environment. Other artists – visual artists and writers, experts in permaculture, builders and artists whose medium is earth – joined and co-visioned the project in its early stages, and continue to develop the project in partnership with Vertigo.

Hamro Gaun

Hamro Gaun

Hamro Gaun Eco village is an orphanage, 50 children live, including disabled children.
beside our houses and dormitories, there is a school for 35 poor children from the direct surrounding. furthermore there is an vocational training centre, where about 20 people a time, learning a type of job.

sewing and stitching, mushroom farming, electrical house wiring, bamboo weaving, basic computer studies, etc.

Qingema Ecovillage

Qingema Ecovillage

Peacock River Resort

Qingema ecovillage is located in northwestern Xinjiang Province, a wide and barren area in the Gobi Desert. It has saline-alkali soil everywhere, with long and hot days but a large temperature difference between day and night. The crops we grow here are quite rich, with “hami melon” and “korla fragrant pear” being two of the most popular.

Christie Walk

Christie Walk

UEA believes that as cities are increasingly at the heart of the world’s environmental challenges so must they be part of the solutions.
Our vision is the transformation of human settlements into Ecological Cities – vibrant, equitable, socially supportive, ecologically sustaining and economically viable communities
We are CBD based, we have 27 residences, only 11 car parks.

CityTree Tel Aviv

CityTree Tel Aviv

CityTree - Urban Ecology Community

CityTree is an Urban Ecology Community, with a few hunderd members, six of whom live in our eco-apartment, located in the heart of Tel Aviv. We are practicing a communal life style, and the flat is a showcase for urban sustainability. We experiment with composting, grey water reuse, urban agriculture, and more. We also host workshops and courses that have to do with a wide spectrum of ecology, starting from Raw Vegan classes, through Non-Violent Communication, and on to study groups around alternative economy.

Round the Bend Conservation Co-op L

Round the Bend Conservation Co-op L

Round the Bend Conservation Co-op Ltd

Conservation was and is the prime objective, with housing and living designed to minimise impact on the land. Community work parties are held in order to manage the land. (weeding, species regeneration, facilities maintenance)Houses are principally mud brick and owner built, with small gardens because of the low rainfall (500mm). Open days are occasionally held through environmental groups. No facilities for tourism.

Digger Street

Digger Street

Digger Street is a community for artists to immerse themselves in their art. Situated in the tropics where balmy winter days make way for the tempest of the wet. Focus is encouraged in the direction of the artist and the land both physically, emotionally, creatively. Digger Street, is a self-funding residential space used primarily to house artists and their passion.

We have our own large garden, including chickens and based around 4 large Queenslander homes, complete with pockets of jungle

Volunteer Source Nepal

Volunteer Source Nepal

Let's join hands to create a sustainable world

Volunteering source is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental volunteer organization which aims at all round development of rural Nepal. The organization is based at Kathmandu in Nepal. The activities of Volunteering source are completely non-profitable and provide wide range of serving opportunities to enthusiastic youth and optimum utilization of human resources in rural areas.

Wongsanit Ashram

Wongsanit Ashram

Wongsanit Ashram was founded in 1984 by social activist Sulak Sivaraksa and colleagues. It is a spiritual activist community devoted to developing and promoting an alternative lifestyle that is grounded in Buddhist Dharma, cultural diversity and environmental sustainability. It is home to educators and social activists who lead programmes in grassroots leadership, in natural construction techniques, and in empowering marginalised communities.

Kaditah

Kaditah

Kaditah is an unrecognized, loosely organized village located in the Galilee of northern Israel. The residents are currently negotiating with the government concerning planned development of the village. Residents are all committed to living on the land and are involved with various ecological lifestyle practices. but there is little co-ordination. The Kaditah ecology center was founded to offer workshops, information and demonstration projects both to residents and to visitors and volunteers.

THREAD, Siddharth ecovillage

THREAD, Siddharth ecovillage

Thread's Vision

Thread envisages a society based on values of equity, happiness, justice, peace, self-reliance and sustainability, where:

* The individual discovers the self and evolves.
* The community cares and shares its all with all;
* The nature is nurtured, and all three live in a harmonious and symbiotic relationship.

Thread's Mission

Green Valley EcoVillage

Green Valley EcoVillage

We are promoting various schemes under the Eco-Village concept, namely Eco-Farm, Eco-Landscape, E-Business, Farmstay & Cottage Development.

Our Vision is to realize a community living in a setting that is very much Pro-Environment, sustainable to our future generation. The vision shall be realized via design and planning of Nutrimental planting schemes.

We stresses on educating our visitors and staff in creating ecologically sustainable living spaces. In short, we work, play and stay harmoniously with nature!

Transition Tivon

Transition Tivon

A thriving Transition Initiative, the oldest in Israel, and the first that was recognized as official initative by the global network.

Billen Cliff

Billen Cliff

Strata Title Community with 115 2acres units+700
acres commons. Community Buildings. No Dogs& Cats.

Clementerra mini farm

Clementerra mini farm

1 dunam of a small scall urban farm, we are a demonstration and a learning center to permaculture in small scall.
we teach permaculture as a way to educate people to the world state, and what they can do about it. we use ecological food growing methods, all kind of compost methods (kitchen, toilts, worms), low tech gray water system and more.

The Ecovillage at Currumbin

The Ecovillage at Currumbin

Awarded as the World’s finest example of sustainable residential living, The Ecovillage at Currumbin offers something inspirational ... the chance to live a natural lifestyle within a vibrant community atmosphere amidst one of Australia’s most liveable cities.

bioloos - sustainable sanitation

bioloos - sustainable sanitation

Banka BioLoo’s solutions address the following needs/pain points of the end-user:
• Meet the need for basic, easy-to-install and hygienic human waste disposal mechanism in areas with no infrastructural facilities currently.
• Address the need for a cheaper and easy-to-operate alternative to the traditional waste disposal system.

Ecoashram

Ecoashram

Curated and carried out by the "Ecoashram Intercultural Center" NGO

Ecoashram is an eco-village initiative in Armenia, which started as an idea about 17 years ago, has been spinning around and gaining power by interacting with many different cultures in East and West, and this year it started getting realized and took a physical form on one great location as a main spot, and several other places in smaller sizes, as urban and semi-urban eco-village projects.

Eltham Ecovillage - dulaiwurrong vi

Eltham Ecovillage - dulaiwurrong vi

Eltham Ecovillage - dulaiwurrong village

The three themes we have created for Dulaiwurrong Village are
Respectfulness - we have consulted the Aboriginal Elders of the Wurrendjeri Tribe to basically find out "how we could honour them in our community". This has been a truly amazing process and has given the project a depth and relevance for revitalising this area with reference to the wisdom of the native people. We have also commissioned the creation of a land management plan to provide well thought out strategies to revitalise and take care of the neighbouring creekside reserve.

Back-to-Nature Ecovillage, Trang, T

Back-to-Nature Ecovillage, Trang, T

Back-to-Nature Ecovillage, Trang, Thailand

Back-to-Nature EcoVillage is an aspiring ecovillage founded in 2005 by two retired university lecturers and researchers (husband & wife team)on 100 acres palm oil and rubber plantation in a beach resort town of Trang, south of Krabi and Phuket, Thailand. We value sustainable ecological systems, permaculture design, simple living, creative lifestyle and healthy social relations. We intend to become an international village community of at least 150.

Hariharalaya

Hariharalaya

Hariharalaya Permaculture & EcoVillage Development

Starting May 2012, the Hariharalaya Retreat Center community is coming together to bring abundance to life through the practice of permaculture.

EcoNorfolk Foundation

EcoNorfolk Foundation

Experimental Prototype Community of Tommorow Showcase will be set on 11ha of rural land in Norfolk Island.The purpose of this project is to showcase and increase biodiversity and fauna habitat, as well as improve the way of life for islanders. The land is a connection to a corridor from the National Park to the designated special landscape value (Mosley). The EcoVillage will provide an overview of Permacultural practices with a hands on approach to education.

NANAK WAYS ECOVILLAGE

NANAK WAYS ECOVILLAGE

Location: Shivalik Hills, Northern India
Project name: NANAK WAYS ECOVILLAGE
Main language: Hindi

baliecovillage

baliecovillage

5 bungalows each with 1 double bed and 2 single beds- fireplace and terrace- main building with restaurant- bar and lounge- 400 sq mt terrace with sun beds and fire place lounge
river steam sauna and horse riding
organic vegetable and fruit garden
tracking and excursions to main island attractions
suitable for yoga and meditation retreat

Sapney

Sapney

Sapney translates as dreams in Sanskrit and forms the base of a community of artists and dreamers living in the Auroville area. We are currently co-creating Dream Surfing Art Festival, which will be held on the site in December 2009. The festival will bring people to create art through workshops, events, music, documentary screenings, music, food, drink and much more. The community aims for people to share their skills as artists and co-creators inspiring and manifesting their dreams.

Shambhala Eco-Castle

Shambhala Eco-Castle

Living Arts Community

The Shambhala Eco-Castle is an amazing community in beautiful Nepal. We are a Lliving Arts community, theme park and event center home to the Primal Nascence Fayres twice a year. We are building the worlds first passive and natural city with more than 4000 homes and businesses on more than 100 acres about two hours from Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha. We live in paradise with rivers, ponds, jungle, and a vibrant culture. Please join our community as a guest, resident or business.

Babui Eco-Resort

Babui Eco-Resort

•Worldwide promote Bangle Tradition & Tourism with modern Eco-environmentally Relaxation
•Creating employment opportunities at rural Bangladesh.
•Conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people for save the Earth.

"Coura Rocks"

"Coura Rocks"

Life Extension Village

What is a "Life Extension Village"?

This is a short history of how the idea for “Life Extension Villages” came about and how I would like them to develop. This is my dream, I guess, of how we can live more sustainably in the future with buildings and a local environment that aids health and longevity.

A Health Crisis

Babui Eco-Resort

Babui Eco-Resort

Babui Eco-Resort is one of a kind in the southern coastal region of Moheshkhali Island, Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. Cox's Bazar is known as the longest unbroken beach in the world and Moheshkhali Island is an only hilly island of Bangladesh at the coast of Cox's Bazar. A range of low hills, but the coast to the west and north is a low-lying treat, fringed by mangrove jungle. You can go to this Island by local motorboat called trawler or by speed boat. It takes only half an hour to reach this Island. You will find mangrove forests, hilly areas, salt field etc.

tabbowa eco village

tabbowa eco village

this place situated near the natural park of tabbowa,where living elephants.from here we can organized wild saffari,

Garden Villa Eco Village

Garden Villa Eco Village

Garden Villa Eco-Villages are a small Habitat of Nature loving people united by a common goal i.e.,“LIVE TUNE WITH NATURE” where you can Live, Learn and Heal your body, while enjoying the Natural Holidays and it is a place to develop a planetary and ecological consciousness.

Renewable Energy Ecotourism of Ponc

Renewable Energy Ecotourism of Ponc

Renewable Energy Ecotourism of Poncosari (REEP) village in Indonesia

Renewable Energy Ecotourism of Poncosari (REEP) village in Indonesia is an ecovillage which is established by youth community of Poncosari village cooperate with PHKI Gadjah Mada University in 2011. REEP ecovillage has a purpose to develop an edu and ecotourism of renewable energy. This ecovillage will be the pioneer for Renewable Energy Ecotourism with citizen basis. The programs which are going to be developed is windmill, solar cell, biogas, and new beach tourism called Kuwaru and Pandansimo beach.

DECOHOUSING Pty Ltd

DECOHOUSING Pty Ltd

Denmark Ecological Cohousing Project

12 Owner dwelling equity houses being built on 6,000 square metres, plus one community house in Denmark, West Australia. 100% renewable energy self reliance, grey water recycling, rain water catchment, 10 minutes walk to centre of town.

Dolok Zior Village

Dolok Zior Village

This village is very suitable to be developed as an ecotourism

Indigenous Sustainable Communities

Indigenous Sustainable Communities

Support Network for sharing designs and technology

My dream is to support the development of off-grid sustainable communities in Australia that are designed around culturally appropriate principles and practices under Original 'proper Law'.
While traditional indigenous sustainable communities have held the form and ethos of natural laws for millennia around the world, the fairly recent colonization of Australia (225+), has seen the forced dislocation and continuing attempted assimilation of Original communities into settler society, disbanding many families and communities.

Yarok Ba-ir

Yarok Ba-ir

In Harish

Yarok Ba-ir, which means "green in the city" is a community of 17 households that will be living in the same future building in the city Harish. The community started to form in 2012 and is meeting on a regular basis since.
The building which started out as a normal city building design of 5 stories went through a redesign in order to incorporate ecological and communal components including 3 community owned spaces: roof, garden and indoor. Green building issues where also added improving sunlight, ventilation, insulation and more

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Outdated and incomplete projects

Type Evolution Region Posted Last updated
Round the Bend Conservation Co-op L Ecovillage Established Australia 19.03.2003 4 years 9 months ago
Volunteer Source Nepal Association Established Asia 18.12.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Indigenous Sustainable Communities Sustainable settlement Initiative Australia 19.07.2013 3 years 8 months ago
Illawarra Ecoviilage Cooperative Dream Oceanea, Australia 14.09.2014 2 years 6 months ago