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Designing, building, training; facilitating the communities of the future.

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Creating and transforming communities

Conscious Communities provides project planning, turn-key construction services, process-oriented facilitation, and multi-disciplinary training programs to community groups, individuals; development companies.

We offer a holistic approach to creating or transforming communities and the spaces in which communities live, work; play.

Our work explores the marriage of modern technology with ancient wisdom, process work, & organic, natural high-performance building methods to create happier, healthier, more loving communities and community spaces.

What is a conscious community?

A physical place whose inhabitants share a common purpose that reflects an intention to become more loving to themselves, each other and our planet.

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our history

Conscious Communities was born in 2018 to provide consultancy services to Findhorn Eco-Village’s development company to build out the final phase of the community’s 20+ year development project.

The Company’s Founder, Greg Paul, is a professionally qualified quantity surveyor and former housing developer, turned experimental bio-energetic builder who has more recently founded or co-founded various international projects & initiatives that seek to restore human and planetary well-being.

OUR SERVICES

Visioning & design brief presentations

Visioning & design brief presentations

  • Consolidating progressive project ideas into clear, deliverable visions and design briefs.
  • Generating stakeholder engagement for conscious community development projects.
  • Facilitating process work to create clarity surrounding identity, place & purpose.
Co-creative design processes involving the whole community

Co-creative design processes involving the whole community

  • Facilitating whole-community workshops & design charettes to develop detailed design briefs and project vision statements for physical community development projects.
  • Creating comprehensive visual presentations of community visions & briefs.
  • Refining visions & briefs with further whole-community input until a vision that properly represents the collective viewpoint has emerged.
Turn-key community development projects

Turn-key community development projects

  • Full-service implementation packages to suit individual or group needs.
  • Whole-community design charette & workshop  or individual/company vision & design scheme.
  • Build-out of physical development.
  • Tailored training & facilitation programs to suit individual needs or support social cohesion of project.
Training & facilitation

Training & facilitation

  • Workshops, retreats & seminars on all things conscious community – bio-mimicry, bio-architecture & natural building, social dynamics, self-governance & emotional wellbeing.
  • Group masterminds on conscious community building for construction companies & property professionals.
Design & build of cutting-edge ecological developments

Design & build of cutting-edge ecological developments

  • Taking unique and progressive visions & design briefs and turning them into reality.
  • Marrying organic build techniques and cutting-edge technology to create natural homes and community buildings that nurture wellbeing.
  • Delivering professionally constructed warrantied homes and buildings.

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We offer a holistic approach to creating or transforming communities and the spaces in which communities live, work; play.

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Current Projects – Findhorn Eco-Village

The project includes the development of 38 homes plus craft units and community facilities within an established community of around 600 people. Conscious Communities was engaged on a consultancy basis to:

  • Facilitate a co-creative design process which engaged the whole community.
  • Obtain planning permission for the project from both the community’s own Planning Group and the Local Authority.
  • Design the selection processes for plot purchasers and facilitate sales of plots to aligned community members.
  • Establish the design parameters for the multiple development projects to create within.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY…

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