Here’s a webpage link concerning the key concept behind intentional community, and what the “co-” part of co-housing is all about. As the linked website supports start-up projects, is continually updated with the growing experience of its supporters, and given that the r-word is actually a verb —active like “connection” and “involvement”— it’s useful to […]
PROJECT INFORMATION UPDATED! In 2019 we actively started to plan for a cluster of 8 small S75 flats on the North Whins (NW) site of Duneland, in the Findhorn Ecovillage. Here’s the current situation as @22 October 2020: Duneland’s North Whins proposal approved by Moray Council on 20 August 2019. oct/19: PET NW affordable Housing […]
An example of this crossed my desk today. Technology combining with less “needs, wants and desires.” High build speed and low cost. Sure, there can be many points of view on this subject and article—but aren’t we starting to get there? Doing things well and differently. Click here for the article. Here’s another article on […]
Here’s an interesting article on Energy Plus building, challenging us to manifest warmer&cleaner perspectives in our lives that are still pretty ‘sexy’ too!
The SURF Awards are delivered each year by SURF Regeneration Forum. With over 280 Scottish cross-sector member organisations, it partners with the Scottish Government. The purpose is to highlight, celebrate and share the achievements of initiatives that address physical, social and economic challenges in communities across Scotland. We congratulate the winners and nominees especially Chapelpark in Forfar in […]
We are pleased to announce that Park Ecovillage Trust (Findhorn Ecovillage Community Benefit Charity) has been nominated for the 2018 SURF Community Regeneration Awards in the Housing Category, for the West Whins Co-housing Cluster. Other SURF Community Regeneration Project Areas are: Youth Employability, Creative Regeneration, Community-led Regeneration, and Scotland’s Most Improved Place. SURF (Scotland’s Regeneration […]