1769 is a lab for sustainable and resilience development
1769 stands for agroecology, biodiversity, carbon zero, circular economy, citizen science, communities of practice, coprototyping, digital transformation, disruption, diy, farm hack, flow, food sovereignty, inclusive, kaizen, lean, lgbqt, low tech, mindful, minimalism, ні війні, open source, p2p, prepping, smart farming
1769 targets autarkic homes, tiny houses, earthships, microfarms, permaculture gardens, eco and ghost villages, fabfarms, farm schools, organic farms, barns, rural coworking spaces, green businesses, tech startups, agtech providers, universities, makerspaces, ngos, digital nomads, nomadic makers, hacktivists, designers, engineers, (neo)farmers, agronomists, investors and volunteers.
Membership & Visitors
- Current members: 3
- Open to new members
- Open to visitors
you can apply for a residency to develop an open-source prototype of your choice: www.1769.eu/or
you can also apply to become the concierge of 1769: www.1769.eu/concierge
or is a conjunction that connects two or more possibilities or alternatives.
or stands for off-grid residency. you can apply for it to live and work temporarily and voluntarily at 1769 (1-6 months). it connects new possibilities or alternatives to your life and future.
or's mission is to bring positive impact and value to yourself, to our region and to the world.
or invites you to develop a prototype that is..
• related to off-grid living and/or small scale farming
• socially and environmentally sustainable
• open source and low-tech
• affordable (low-cost tools, recycled materials)
• well documented for everyone to build, use and repair
• accessible to anyone anywhere (citizen science)
OR provides you with..
• accommodation, food, internet, tools and materials
• in-situ conditions under which to develop your prototype
• technical and organizational support
• community management to find your community of practice
• lean and design thinking methodologies
• support to become employed by a green company (optionally)
• have an idea or vision for a prototype
• have experience and knowledge in developing
• are a hacker, maker, student, engineer, retiree or similar
• have an independent and autodidact attitude
• engage with related local and global communities
• give a presentation or workshop on your findings
• tackle the problems of our time
• enjoy a mindful and nature-human-inclusive spirit