About the Book

Integral City

Integral City

Evolutionary Intelligences for the Human Hive
November 2008
Trade Paperback · 352 Pages
$27.95 U.S. · £18.99 U.K. · €19.99 E.U.
ISBN 9780865716292
New Society Publishers

 

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Description

Evolving city intelligences mesh, multiply and integrate all city capacities. This book makes courageous placemaking connections, opens up new relationship pathways, brings hope for solving intractable problems and shows how cities are learning. Integral City takes an evolutionary perspective for city resilience.

Chapters explore:
• 4 meta-maps for city wholeness
• Bio-psycho-cultural-social intelligences for city change
• 12 appreciative inquiries for evolutionary direction
• Meshworking strategies for city learning
• Integral Vital Signs Monitors for city wellbeing
• 12 sets of simple rules for complex adaptiveness

Integral City will appeal to anyone interested in creating conditions in which our cities can evolve intelligently beyond the challenges of the 21st century.

Dr. Marilyn Hamilton is a “meshworker” and founder of Integral City, creating conditions for the evolution of healthy ecologies in people systems. She has over twenty-five years of international experience catalyzing urban community and organizational change and has written numerous books.

About the Author

Dr. Marilyn Hamilton is a "meshworker" and founder of Integral City, creating conditions for the emergence of healthy ecologies in people systems. She has over 25 years of international experience catalyzing community and organizational change and has written numerous books.