What is the Auravana Project?

The Auravana Project exists to co-create the emergence of community through the openly shared design, construction, and operation of a socio-economically unified network of integrated city systems in which purposefully driven individuals are fulfilled in their development toward a higher potential state of human experience for themselves and all others.

We are developing a highly automated, moneyless society oriented toward human fulfillment and ecological sustainability.

Rather than assuming only iterative changes within the context of the social and economic systems that are themselves at the root of so many of our challenges, we have embarked on an analysis and redesign of human civilization, starting with the definition of what constitutes a fulfilled society. Instead of trying to patchwork and reform existing systems, we are resolving our many current and impending, self-induced challenges, through a design that renders those challenges obsolete. Our specified design for holistic community development address all the major areas that influence human behavior and ecological stability, tracing root issues back to driving structures, and from there to the environmental influences and response mechanisms that cause them. These "blueprints" (a metaphor for our design specifications) then propose new structures for those environmental influences that instead condition and predispose fulfillment-oriented values and life-enhancing systems. We envision a society oriented toward ecological sustainability and the fulfillment of all human need -- a society designed and operated through social cooperation. We propose a system that works for all of us and the Earth upon which we depend. The fulfillment of all sentient beings is an eternal way forward. And so, we have come together to share in our discoveries and evolve our understandings so that our creations align more greatly with the well-being and flourishing of all sentient life on this planet and in the universe. Here, our work contributes to our own fulfillment and brings us joy in life. Our sharing opens new possibilities for inspiration and creation. How we think and work together, and what we do, will ultimately make the difference. The optimization of living conditions for everyone on this planet is a direction commensurate to our real potential.

Our About and Overview pages provide a further description of the project.

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WHAT DO WE NEED TO CREATE COMMUNITY?

We power our lives knowing that fulfillment is possible.

Start with our aligned interests.

Form and resolve a common information space.

Act upon that resolution to change our environment.

Live a life of ever greater fulfillment.

THE PROBLEM,

THE OPPORTUNITY, THE SOLUTION

Socially and ecologically responsible design through a whole systems approach.

The Problem

The socio-economic structuring of modern society generates a large group of people that live over an extensive area, compete against one another for the common resources, experience inequality and wealth disparity between social classes and/or genders, cannot operate through a unified decision process due to dissimilar understandings and goals (instead, decision making is by authority, majority, or minority rule), and actions that are taken often benefit a small segment of the people at the expense of others and the ecology.

The Opportunity

Together, we have the opportunity to apply our intelligence, understandings, and abilities to iteratively co-create a community network of socio-economically integrated city systems designed to incorporate elements from (and otherwise reflect) the natural environment of our species, while offering every individual on the planet a set of highly enriched living opportunities based on that which is possible today, and directed toward a new era of flourishing and sustainability for all.

The Solution

A unified and emergently designed socio-economic specification that structures the formation of community where people with a shared sense of purpose live within the regenerative carrying capacity of their environment, cooperate with one another using common resources, experience an enriched life where there are a multitude of opportunities for self-growth and contribution, operate through a unified decision process due to similar understandings and goals, and actions that are taken often benefit everyone and do not come at the expense of anyone or the ecology.

HOW WOULD NATURE DESIGN A SOCIETAL SYSTEM?

A socio-economic city system designed to reflect the natural environment of our species.

Research

Exploring the potential of human knowledge and capabilities

for evolving the socio-economic living system and the built environments of the now.

Design

Applying new and emerging philosophy, science, and engineering technology to a unified model (a design specification) for human flourishing and fulfillment.

Development

Constructing an experimental community network of integrated city systems at the convergence of ecological stability, human fulfillment, and technical possibility.

READY TO VIEW THE SPECIFICATIONS AND CONTRIBUTE?

Click on a specification cover below to discover ways you can improve your life and create community.

View the project team support page.

POWER YOUR LIFE KNOWING THAT

A GREATER EXPERIENCE OF

HUMAN FULFILLMENT AND ECOLOGICAL WELL-BEING

IS POSSIBLE.

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