Location: Korogonas plateau, Lakonia, Peloponnese, Greece
Neighbouring villages: Demonia, Archangelos, Papadianika, Plytra
Towns in the vicinity: Neapoli, Molaoi, Monemvasia, Skala
Korogonas Ark is a multi-faceted, multi-coloured, long-term project, a contemporary Ark for the preservation and dissemination of traditional values, information, old and contemporary knowledge as well as elements and methods among which seeds’ banks, natural, organic and sustainable farming, protection of various plants’ varieties, especially wild varieties, water, and Mother Nature’s resources. The Ark is the place where the preservation of experienced and approbated within the centuries global human values goes hand in hand with modernity, technological support and innovation when all of the last three serve sustainability, spirituality, fully harmonious coexistence among every entity in micro- and macro-scales on Mother Earth and the New Story, the Story of Connection.
The Ark identifies itself as a core entity both for personal growth and empowerment as well as for social transformation, working upon and spreading the qualities and practices of unity, peace interactions, offering, kindness, empathy, spirituality in action.
The main building of Korogonas Ark constitutes a paradigm bio-construction for the Greek University Graduates Architects’ Association, in terms of its innovation and sustainable materials, gently bridging the old and the new with extremely low eco-print.
Korogonas Ark is member of the Global Ecovillages Network (GEN) & the Open Farms Greece.
Through our multiple-year experience in education, training, holistic health, alternative modes of living & social structures and enriching our know-how, good practices & tools through the years via our collaborations with individuals/groups & the everyday invitations/challenges in the life of our community project, we are in the position to reliably and efficiently offer our services to individuals and groups on-site & out-of-site.
Membership & Visitors
- Open to new members
- Open to visitors
Honouring peace in every aspect of life (consumption, agriculture, food/nutrition, words, thoughts, deeds), having spiritual aspirations, respecting Nature, serving simplicity and the story of Connection