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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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* [[Monte Cerro Solar Power Village]] - A project of the Tamera Community
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* [[Arboricoli]] A highly sophisticated Experiment of the Damanhur Community in Italy
 
See also the Directory of European eco-centres http://www.cat.org.uk/links/links.tmpl?subdir=links&sku=LINKS_EECSR
 
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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* [[Open Source Ecology]] - Factor E Farm Facility
 
* [[Open Source Ecology]] - Factor E Farm Facility
* [[Monte Cerro Solar Power Village]] - A project of the Tamera Community
 
* [[Arboriculi]] A highly sophisticated Experiment of the Damanhur Community in Italy
 
  
 
== Proposed examples: ==
 
== Proposed examples: ==

Revision as of 06:58, 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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