by Brittanie Pendleton in New Trends on Friday 2 March 2012

One day some serious DIYers decided create a platform so other serious DIYers could figure out how to erect self-sustaining communities from scratch. The next day (or thereabouts) they had the Global Village Construction Set (a list of ‘the’ 50 machines necessary for building such communities) and Open Source Ecology (a wiki collection of these incredible how-to guides).