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== Real world examples: ==
 
== Real world examples: ==
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===Asia:====
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* [http://solarcooking.wikia.com/wiki/Smoke-Free_Village The Smoke-Free Village] in Andhra Pradesh, India
 
* [[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
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See also the Directory of European eco-centres http://www.cat.org.uk/links/links.tmpl?subdir=links&sku=LINKS_EECSR
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=== Australia and Oceania ===
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=== Europe ===
 
* [[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.
 
* [[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
 
  
See also the Directory of European eco-centres http://www.cat.org.uk/links/links.tmpl?subdir=links&sku=LINKS_EECSR
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=== Latin America ===
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=== North America ===
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* [[Open Source Ecology]] - Factor E Farm Facility
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* [[Monte Cerro Solar Power Village]] - A project of the Tamera Community
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* [[Arboriculi]] A highly sophisticated Experiment of the Damanhur Community in Italy
  
 
== Proposed examples: ==
 
== Proposed examples: ==
 
* [[User:Vinay_Gupta|Vinay Gupta]], [[User:Spm|Smári McCarthy]] and [[User:Chriswaterguy|Chriswaterguy]] have speculated about setting one up, possibly in the South of [[India]] or elsewhere in Asia. (We could live in [[Hexayurt]]s.)
 
* [[User:Vinay_Gupta|Vinay Gupta]], [[User:Spm|Smári McCarthy]] and [[User:Chriswaterguy|Chriswaterguy]] have speculated about setting one up, possibly in the South of [[India]] or elsewhere in Asia. (We could live in [[Hexayurt]]s.)
  
A similar concept is Living Co-laboratories, developed by Marcin Jakubowski and Richard Schulte
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* A similar concept is Living Co-laboratories, developed by Marcin Jakubowski and Richard Schulte
  
 
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Revision as of 02:59, 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:

Asia:=

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

Australia and Oceania

Europe

Latin America

North America

Proposed examples:

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



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