global villages network
LOCAL communities that work closely together with other communities around the whole world, using communication technologies to bootstrap all sectors of local life – towards resilience, beauty and quality of life.
The idea of the Global Villages Network is to bring together architects, community activists, communication designers, administrators and politicians, researchers and experts in many fields to promote the development of liveable habitat.
The Network is based on the belief that the village is the most sustainable form of life, that it can help solve many human problems otherwise neglected or unsolveable in an immediate, small, human scale.
It is further based on the belief that we need to and we can reinvent the village in a time when cities seemed more attractive and that we can create global support systems to enable actors in villages to fulfill the roles that this local capacity requires.
intro’d to global villages via Kevin Carson‘s regulated state, ch4, p. 27-28