What is SLOC?

SLOC stands for “Small Local Open & Connected,” a new lifestyle concept that has been spreading in Europe since around 2010.

Today, the small can be influential on a large scale, as it acts as a node in a global network. In other words, we can say that today, in the networked society, the small is no longer small and the local is no longer local. The small and the local, when they are open and connected, can therefore become a design guideline for creating resilient systems and sustainable qualities, and a positive feedback loop. qualities, and a positive feedback loop between these systems.

~Ezio Manzini

Imagine a small, local, when they are open and connected, can therefore become a design guideline for creating resilient systems and sustainable qualities, and a positive feedback loop between these systems, which are both ecological and sustainable in terms of clean energy and healthy food.

In terms of energy and food, the old centralized mass production and mass consumption are too costly in terms of loss and environmental impact, so we need a paradigm shift in our way of life to create a sustainable society.

The SLOC villages will be built at the grassroots level, with sensible and aware citizens in each region, and the local governments will support them wholeheartedly as “servants of the people” in order to create a peaceful and prosperous society.

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