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Worldwide, communities and initiatives spring up who transition to a culture of strong sustainability and harmony with the natural world. What is it that makes them tick?
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Yurts can free you from a mortgage and consumerist lifestyle

Yurts can free you from a mortgage and consumerist lifestyle | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

'Let’s say you want to resign from the rat race, unplug from the Matrix and start living in harmony with nature. Where to begin?

 

You can go all Genghis Khan and buy yourself a yurt. If you’ve already got a place to put it, you can move into a round house inspired by Central Asian nomad tents that will help you make the leap to the Simple Life, all for the price of a new car.

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Coolest Kindergarten Ever Is a Circular Tree House

Coolest Kindergarten Ever Is a Circular Tree House | Transition Culture | Scoop.it
The "Ring Around a Tree" in Japan is a furniture-free, circular, seven level kindergarten built around an enormous tree.
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In pictures: From garden city to green city

In pictures: From garden city to green city | Transition Culture | Scoop.it
An exhibition at London's Garden Museum explores the designs and projects that have inspired living buildings and garden cities over the last 150 years (From garden to #green #city - beautiful inspiration via @guardian
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How the 'Hobbit House' has inspired the world

How the 'Hobbit House' has inspired the world | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

Simon Dale and Jasmine Saville have inspired worldwide media interest in their self-built homes. People like to call them Hobbit Houses but what is this interest really all about? 

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Liyuan Library’s Wood Facade Filters the Sun While Harmonizing With the Surrounding Landscape

Liyuan Library’s Wood Facade Filters the Sun While Harmonizing With the Surrounding Landscape | Transition Culture | Scoop.it
The Liyuan Library’s façade is covered in rustic branches which filter the sunlight into its interior. Designed by Li Xiaodong, the library is located in a forested region just outside of Beijing.
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THE RETROFIT REVOLUTION | More Intelligent Life

THE RETROFIT REVOLUTION | More Intelligent Life | Transition Culture | Scoop.it
Giovanna Dunmall meets the architects who are saving money and reducing waste by breathing new life into old buildings ...
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