Departure

Departure

15/07/2017 No Comment
After several months of research and preparation, finally the day has come when my travel adventures begin. Today I’m heading to Ängsbacka in Sveden to attend the European Ecovillage Conference 2017 where I will be giving a presentation on the Community Research Project and hope to do a lot of networking. As I was about to leave
Bye Bye IBZ!

Bye Bye IBZ!

31/05/2017 No Comment
After nearly ten years I’m taking my leave from IBZ Berlin. It was a challenging, intense and wonderful time. Here are some impressions from my good-bye-parties. Thank you, IBZ! I enjoyed working there and being part of a lively project that requires continuous learning. Now I’m looking forward to my new adventure.   On the actual day
Community Learning Incubator Program for Sustainability (CLIPS)

Community Learning Incubator Program for Sustainability (CLIPS)

24/03/2017 No Comment
Last weekend my project partner Andreas Wiedemann and I participated in the CLIPS seminar at the intentional community Ökodorf Siebenlinden. For me it was the second time that I stayed in this  rural community. The workshop participants came from different walks of life, and were involved in various stages of community building. In spite of
An Eco-Island in the Metropolis

An Eco-Island in the Metropolis

03/02/2017 No Comment
Yesterday I paid a visit to ufaFabrik, a colorful  artists village and cultural center in the heart of Berlin. I was warmly welcomed by the manager Fridolin Hinde who then was so kind to show me around. It feels great to just step into the subway, and within half an hour find myself in a wholly
IBZ Berlin – An International Community of Scientists

IBZ Berlin – An International Community of Scientists

29/01/2017 1 Comment
For the last nine years I have worked as the manager of IBZ Berlin, which offers a temporary home for scientists from around the world and their families during their work stay at one of the Berlin universities and other academic institutions. Besides providing homes and common facilities we regularly organize social events, lectures, parties
Auroville – City of Dawn in India

Auroville – City of Dawn in India

29/01/2017 No Comment
One of the many inspirations to start this project came from a several-months visit in Auroville, India, a few years ago. Auroville is one of the largest and longest existing intentional communities in the world. (https://www.auroville.org/) Gallery: Auroville