What’s special about Spark Community is that it creates a context for many other solutions to exist. Whether physical or virtual, Spark Community is the glue that binds it all together. One small community is a complete solution or an ecosystem of solutions. Solutions might include renewable energy, green building, organic farming, home automation, personal health tracking, environmental sensors, or next generation mobile technology. Unlike so many products that solve a small problem, Spark Community gives a bigger home to many solutions and that makes it one big solution. As a result, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Read more
“What is permaculture? What is sustainable design?”
Don’t worry, you won’t need a degree in Environmental Science to appreciate what we’re talking about. Essentially we’re approaching this game as a way to improve understanding and increase awareness of how environmental sustainability can be applied to both large-scale endeavors such as community design, and smaller-scale residential design using the principles of permaculture, green building and appropriate technology.