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* [[Auroville]]{{wp sup|Auroville}} in India (though the emphasis is broader, and there is a spiritual basis).
 
* [[Auroville]]{{wp sup|Auroville}} in India (though the emphasis is broader, and there is a spiritual basis).
 
* [[Open Source Ecology]] - Factor E Farm Facility
 
* [[Open Source Ecology]] - Factor E Farm Facility
* {{WP|Centre for Alternative Technology}} in Machynlleth Mid-Wales - an old slate quarry which has been a centre for demonstrating and teaching appropriate technology since 1974.
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* [[CAT - Centre for Alternative Technology]]{{wp sup|CAT - Centre for Alternative Technology}} in Machynlleth Mid-Wales - an old slate quarry which has been a centre for demonstrating and teaching appropriate technology since 1974.
 
* [http://solarcooking.wikia.com/wiki/Smoke-Free_Village The Smoke-Free Village] in Andhra Pradesh, India
 
* [http://solarcooking.wikia.com/wiki/Smoke-Free_Village The Smoke-Free Village] in Andhra Pradesh, India
  

Revision as of 02:53, 12 October 2008

Appropriate technology villages are places where people live with, make and demonstrate appropriate technology, i.e. technology for sustainability, affordability and appropriateness to its setting. They have similarities with ecovillages and some sustainability-oriented communes, and all these concepts overlap to a degree.

Real world examples:

See also the Directory of European eco-centres http://www.cat.org.uk/links/links.tmpl?subdir=links&sku=LINKS_EECSR

Proposed examples:

A similar concept is Living Co-laboratories, developed by Marcin Jakubowski and Richard Schulte



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