Open Source Blueprints for Civilization. Build Yourself.
See an overview of Open Source Ecology’s work describing the Global Village Construction Set:
We’re developing open source industrial machines that can be made for a fraction of commercial costs, and sharing our designs online for free. The goal of Open Source Ecology is to create an open source economy – an efficient economy which increases innovation by open collaboration.
Open Source Microfactory STEAM Camp – March 14-17, 2020
OSE is now expanding its Open Source Microfactory STEAM Camp to 4 locations collaborating at the same time. Build your own 3D printer, CNC plotter, Raspberry Pi Tablet, and more – in just 4 immersive days – and shatter your limits of what you think is possible. Now in New Zealand and the United States.
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Summer of Extreme Design-Build 2020
Did you ever want to design or build something – but did not know where to start? To address the need for practical skills and agency in today’s digital world – we created a summer program where you will learn more hands-on skills – across more diverse areas – than you would in a lifetime. You will learn to build 3D printers, CNC machines, tractors, houses, aquaponic systems – and much more.…
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Development on the GVCS occurs both on site at Factor e Farm and remotely via Design Sprints, university collaborations, pilot projects, immersion workshops, and other development opportunities.
If you have organizational skill and you are interested in working more closely with the core OSE team – help us organize university lectures, OSE chapters, Team Projects, Senior Projects, Capstone Projects, Design Teams, Competitions, and Social Enterprise Challenges.
We are developing tools to help you! Any donation, big or small, can help. We are proud to say that we follow agile, lean development practice – and 98% of your donations go directly to project development.