GLOBAL VILLAGE CONSTRUCTION SET

The Global Village Construction Set by Open Source Ecology

Open Source Ecology is a network of farmers, engineers, and supporters building the Global Village Construction Set – a modular, DIY, low-cost, open source, high-performance platform that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50 different industrial machines that it takes to build a small, sustainable civilization with modern comforts.

The aim of the GVCS is to lower the barriers to entry into farming, building, and manufacturing. Its a life-size lego set that can create entire economies, whether in rural Missouri, where the project was founded, or in the developing world.

So far they have prototyped 8 of the 50 Machines and been expanding rapidly. They are 100% crowd-funded.

Global Village Construction Set in 2 Minutes from Open Source Ecology on Vimeo.

Civilization Starter Kit v0.01 from Open Source Ecology on Vimeo.

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