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== Real world examples: ==
 
== Real world examples: ==
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* [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
 
* [[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).
See also the Directory of European eco-centres http://www.cat.org.uk/links/links.tmpl?subdir=links&sku=LINKS_EECSR
 
  
 
=== Australia and Oceania ===
 
=== Australia and Oceania ===
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=== Europe ===
 
=== 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.
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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
  
 
=== Latin America ===
 
=== Latin America ===

Revision as of 03:00, 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:

Australia and Oceania

Europe

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

Latin America

North America

Proposed examples:

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



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