An Ecovillage by Design
At The Alcateia do Lobo Ecovillage, the desire is to live a life of connection which encompasses nature too, so the Wolf Tribe considers it essential to live and work ecologically.
ECOVILLAGE ZONING OVERVIEW
The entire development at The Alcateia do Lobo is inspired by the three principal realms of the human existence; Body, Mind and Spirit.
This reoccurring theme runs throughout every aspect of the Alcateia do Lobo experience and the property will be developed as an environmental "classroom" with various, different sectors.
THE BODY REALM
Comprised of: The Designated Residential Area consisting of the single-acre homesites,
The Shire (or Village Nucleus) - the gathering point of the Tribe as well as the administrative centre.
The Food Production Area incorporating the plant nursery, food forest, permaculture zones, organic agriculture, aquaculture, hydroponics, apiary etc.
THE MIND REALM
Comprised of elements associated with the development of the mind including centres of education, research, creative and artistic expression along with workshops and studios for the practice and sharing of skills.
THE SPIRIT REALM
Comprised of elements associated spiritual development, including spiritual pursuit, spiritual expression, enlightenment, consciousness, self-actualization and holistic wellness.
An additional fourth realm has been added:
THE TRIBAL PROSPERITY REALM
Elements associated with the commercial endeavours of the Wolf Tribe.
AN ECOVILLAGE DESIGNED TO PROVIDE ITS RESIDENTS WITH:
A WARM AND SAFE COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENT FOR:
Wholesome supported retirement
Spiritual pursuit and development
Demonstrating models for sustainable and regenerative living
Implementing community empowerment
Learning and exchanging skills, experience and knowledge
Living your best life
A CREATIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR EXPLORING ART INCLUDING:
Open air theatre and living arts Audio-visual media development
Creative arts and workshops
INCLUDED IN THE DEVELOPMENT ARE:
Social and recreational facilities Permaculture Gardens integrated into the Ecovillage
Environmentally friendly and efficient power and water supply
Environmentally sound systems for water and wastewater treatment Efficient water collection, storage and usage systems
Integrated systems for solid waste management
Shared vehicle transportation systems Organic food supply
Safety measures and equipment (security, firefighting, etc.).