Projects & Affiliates

Ecotechnics Projects

Research Vessel Heraclitus: World Ocean

Proud to help support the Institute of Ecotechnics ship, the Heraclitus, which has sailed over 250,000 nautical miles studying oceans, coral reefs, rivers, lakes, estuaries and exploring the origins and futures of human cultures since it was built by the Institute of Ecotechnics in 1975.

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Biosphere 2

Biosphere - Oracle, Arizona Biospheric Design’s most famous design project is the Biosphere 2 Project, a magnificent laboratory for the study of global ecology. This 3.15 acre miniature airtight world is sealed on the bottom by a stainless...

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October Gallery, London

The Institute of Ecotechnics founded and developed The October Gallery , an internationally recognized art and cultural events center in the Bloomsbury area of central London as a meeting place for the ‘ transvangarde ‘ – cutting-edge artists, musicians,...

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Synergia Ranch

Synergia Ranch in Santa Fe, New Mexico serves as the headquarters of Global Ecotechnics Corporation and also the site of the current work of Biospheric Design on Laboratory Biosphere, a closed ecological system, a research facility and wastewater gardens. The ranch...

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Birdwood Downs, Australia

Since 1978, Birdwood Downs Station has pioneered new ecological methods of improving degraded lands using stock management, weed control and planting improved grasses. Now, the beautiful paddocks with their groves of native trees, spectacular boab and...

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Laboratory Biosphere

Advanced Life Support System Experimental Chamber The Earth's biosphere is basically a system that is materially closed (with some input from the solar system such as meteorites and some output from Earth such as escaping gasses) and open to information...

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Synergetic Press

AFFILIATE PROJECT: Synergetic Press is a fiercely independent publisher with offices in Santa Fe and London. We’ve published paradigm-shifting texts for over thirty years. The founders of Synergetic Press are pioneers in the field of biospheric and...

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Eden in Iraq

EDEN IN IRAQ is a water remediation project in the wetlands of S. Iraq using art, environmental design, and wastewater to create a restorative garden for recreation, education, and contemplation.

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Wastewater Gardens International

AFFILIATE PROJECT: Wastewater Gardens International (WWG-I) was created to promote good water governance and best practice as well as ecologically-based solutions for wastewater effluent and water management. Initiated by Dr. Mark Nelson, Chairman of the...

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