Friday, October 22, 2010

Ecovillages and intentional communities in Europe




These are some of the larger and most important intentional communities and ecovillages existent in Europe. This list does not include a lot of other ecovillage, because I only wish to inspire the reader to visit and create new community projects. Explore the different ecovillages by browing the list of links below.









Portugal
Tamera, 150 people (peace and spiritual work)

Spain

Beneficio, 200 people (spiritual and vegan, near Granada)
Matavenero, 70 people
Ecoforest Education for Sustentability, 4 people (vegan, near Málaga)
France
La Borie Noble, 40 people
Ecolonie, 20 people
Eco Chateau (co-housing, forming)

Switzerland
Goetheanum (center for anthroposophical studies)
Schloss Garisegg

Italy
Damanhur, 600 people (one of the main intentional communities, new age)

Germany
Sieben Linden, 120 people (one of main ecovillages in Europe)
Tribe of Likatien, 280 people (spiritual)
Dolphin Community, 100 people (spiritual, ecological living, LETS)
Kommune Niederkaufungen, 80 people (left-wing political orientation)
Schloss Tonndorf, 60 people

Austria
Lebensraum, 80 people (co-housing, near Vienna)
Kleimbatt Okodorf, 10 people
Das Dorf, 10 people

Hungary
Krishna Valley, 150 people

Slovakia
Zajezka, 90 people (center for holistic education, green building)

Netherlands
Het Carre, 100 people
Het Hallehuis, 56 people (urban location)
Anastasia Village

Belgium
La Poudrière, 60 people (Brussels)
La Grande Cense Cohousing, 50 people (near Brussels)
Kasteel Nieuwenhoven, 20 people
Lorien (forming)

Denmark
Christiana Freetown, 1000 people (Copenhagen, anarchist)
Dyssekilde Ecovillage
Svanholm Ecovillage, 105 people
Munkesogaard Ecovillage (Roskilde)
Udgaarden, 55 people (eco-farm)

Sweden

Stacken, 80 people (cohousing in Gotenburg)
Tullstugan, 77 people (cohousing in Stockholm)
Utsikten Ecovillage, 4o people (near Gotenburg)
Tuggelite Ecovillage, 30 people, Karlstad (urban community)
Earthway Experience (Permaculture retreat center)
Suderbyn Ecovillage (forming, forest garden and permaculture project)

Finland
Keuruu Ecovillage

Norway
Hurdal Ecovillage, 26 people
Økobo co-housing (Oslo)

Iceland
Sólheimar, 100 people (oldest ecovillage in world, anthrosophic)

Scotland
Findhorn, 200 people (one of the world-famous ecovillages)

England
Clanabogan Camphill Community, 71 people (healing work)
Tinker's Bubble (low-impact eco-building)
Hanham Hall Development (largest projected ecovillage in the UK)
Lammas (ecovillage new project)
PFAF (eco-farm with large collection of edible permaculture plants)
Beddington ZERO Energy Development

Wales
Brithdir Mawr, 15 people

Polland

2 comments:

  1. Eco Village 3 is actually a concept, which has evolved with time. It started as an endeavour which strived to provide affordable residential.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Welcome to the world class, independent living spaces at Oxford Square, Greater Noida.These Independent Floors provide a freedom of living where you are not forced to live in claustrophobic environment. Each of the independent floors is designed to give you a feel of life in a villa and a great sense of space in <a href="http://www.supertechoxfordsquare.net/>supertech oxford square</a>

    ReplyDelete