"I don’t know why we keep building these fucking dams,” Adams said in a surprisingly forceful British whisper. “Not only do they cause environmental and social disasters, they, with very few exceptions, all fail to do what they were supposed to do in the first place. Look at the
"When it is understood that one loses joy and happiness in the attempt to possess them, the essence of natural farming will be realized. The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings." - Masanobu Fukuoka
Making a Kigumi Table
Rundown apartments reborn as food-forest coliving Agritopia
In 2007, Ole and Maitri Ersson bought the rundown Cabana apartment complex in the city and immediately began to de-pave parking spaces to make space for what today is a huge permaculture coliving space and urban food forest.
Today, the Kailash Ecovillage has
"The film filled me up with great joy and inspiration...I knew it was going to uplift and give a new perspective to my soul, but I didn't know how deeply it would do those things! I'm going to watch the film today... for the 8th time." – Rafayah Uzzyah, Philadelphia,
"The Iraq war is largely about oil." - Alan Greenspan
"Military men are just dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy." Henry A. Kissinger
"Wars are fought for oil wells and coaling stations; for control of the Dardanelles or the Suez Canal; for colonial pickings to
"Architecture never derived its force from stability of culture, but rather from the expression of those moments when that sense of stability slipped." - Mark Wigley
Mark Wigley | Architectural Theory: The Future of Cities
Mark Wigley, an Architectural Theorist, Scholar and Author, and Dean of Columbia University Graduate School of
"Humans beings always do the most intelligent thing…after they’ve tried every stupid alternative and none of them have worked"
"Never forget that you are one of a kind. Never forget that if there weren't any need for you in all your uniqueness to be on this earth, you
Interview on Permaculture, Energy Descent & Future Scenarios
David Holmgren is the co-originator, with Bill Mollison, of permacuture. This is the full interview we shot with him for our film "A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity". We can only ever fit in a few minutes' worth of the amazing interviews
Garbage Warrior is a feature-length documentary film telling the epic story of maverick US architect Michael Reynolds and his fight to introduce radically sustainable housing. An extraordinary tale of triumph over bureaucracy, Garbage Warrior is above all an intimate portrait of an extraordinary individual and his dream of changing the
“If you took stress out of people’s lives and made them happy in terms of the way they live – if you made it easy for them to be at peace on this planet – they would bloom. And I think humanity could go to a whole different level.”
Earthships are off-grid houses made of trash. These off-grid homes are fully self sustainable and do not require any utilities for comfortable living. Amazingly, the beautiful earthships are actually made out of garbage. In New Mexico’s desert town of Taos there is a large community of like minded people
Loose Change: Final Cut (2007)
Loose Change Final Cut sets out to prove the official story of 9/11 - 'that the impact of two planes flying into two World Trade Center towers and the resulting fires caused three World Trade Center steel framed buildings to collapse' is false. Using
Secrets in Plain Sight is an awe inspiring exploration of great art, architecture, and urban design which skillfully unveils an unlikely intersection of geometry, politics, numerical philosophy, religious mysticism, new physics, music, astronomy and world history. See how profound ancient knowledge inherited from Egypt has been encoded in units of
Nassim Haramein - Part 1 - PRETTY INTENSE PODCAST EP. 83
My guest today is a world leader in physics. The galactically charged Nassim Haramein. I have been looking forward to this interview for a long time, and I made the most of it. So much so, we have had
Lloyd Kahn on his NorCal self-reliant half-acre homestead
At 80 years old, Lloyd Kahn is an icon of alternative housing. In the seventies he was a poster child of the geodesic dome (he published Domebook One and Two and he and his dome home were featured in Life magazine).
"I am what I am because of who we all are."
"A person with Ubuntu is open and available to others, affirming of others, does not feel threatened that others are able and good, based from a proper self-assurance that comes from knowing that he or she belongs in a
Architects and Engineers On 9/11
This is a DVD rip of the full pre-release documentary from AE911Truth.org which demonstrates the thoughts of a group of over 1,600 architects and engineers who have examined the evidence concerning the collapsed buildings at ground zero on 911. Most telling is