imagining futures

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A presentation accompanying the practical session on imagining the future of your community, delivered by the Eden Project’s Juliet Rose and Heidi Morgan at one of Eden’s Big Lunch Extras community camps. Find out more about Big Lunch Extras at


  • 1. Imagining Futures

2. The future is not a result of choices among alternative paths offered by the present, but a place that is created--created first in the mind and will, created next in activity. The future is not some place we are going to, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found, but made, and the activity of making them, changes both the maker and the destination. John Schaar, futurist 3. Your Challenge Form a group of three with people you dont know Work together to create your ideal future community using the kit provided When you have completed your community give it a name Share what you have created with others in your group. Remember to share tools and materials and play nicely You will hear a duck call when you have 5 mins making time left