Ecological Design Blog

What Can You Learn in a Tuition-Free Semester at Ecosa?

If you’re looking for a list of topics that you’ll be studying, you won’t find it here. You won’t find any desks at Ecosa, either. Or classrooms to sit in, or even textbooks. And you won’t be expected to regurgitate facts on a pop quiz. What you will find, will be up...

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Change Agents for the 21st Century Wanted

Now that Ecosa has decided to offer its Ecological Design Certificate semester for FREE, what kind of students should apply? If you are passionate about changing the way the world works, Ecosa may be for you. We see design as a change agent for the 21st century. Since...

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We Believe Education Should Be Free – Now It Is At Ecosa!

“A decent society wouldn’t push millions of students into debt. It would recognize that higher education isn’t mainly a personal investment. It is a public good.” – Robert Reich   For any educator, it is painful to hear a student say, “I want to be in your class...

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Ecosa’s Free Tuition Challenges Mainstream Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact:  Tony Brown, Founder and Director, (928) 541-1002 PRESCOTT, AZ – Imagine attending an institution of higher education without worry of cash up front or spending much of your work life repaying school loans.  If the...

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Ecosa Institute’s Living Building Gets Green Light

January 4, 2017 -- The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved development for a new Ecosa Institute building in the Granite Dells near Prescott, Arizona. This comes a month after the county's Planning and Zoning commissioners recommended a...

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Ecosa Institute Alumni Shine

Ecosa Institute alumni are having an impact on our world and we applaud their ongoing accomplishments. We want to tell others how a semester at Ecosa Institute “changed my world outlook,” in the words of alum Sarah Derheim. Watch our blog space for more news about the...

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Can a Building be an Ecosystem?

Can a Building be an Ecosystem? The concept of "Biotecture" is introduced here by Tony Brown, Ecosa Institute Founder and Program Director. The article was first published on the Triple Pundit website, a product of Ecosa Alum Nicholas Aster, and was re-posted in the...

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Design with Nature to Make a Difference in Our World

by Tony Brown and Laura Kasper Our Design with Nature approach builds upon the theories of “green architecture,” “sustainable design” and “urban ecology." Design with Nature incorporates ways to integrate and honor natural environments while still providing for human...

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