Database of research on the ecovillage

The following documents are the output of research done on the ecovillage. Most have been published or are in the process of being published. Some are academic theses.

Espinosa and Walker on VSM in Cloughjordan

Cloughjordan Ecovillage-Modelling low-carbon society

Pedro Campos MSc thesis on vision and practice

Katie Casey MSc minor thesis on discourses in ecovillage


Paul A. Cunningham , (2014) “Exploring the efficacy of consensus-based decision-making: A pilot study of the Cloughjordan Ecovillage, Ireland”, International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, Vol. 7 Iss: 2, pp.233 – 253
Nessa Winston, (2012), Chapter 5 Sustainable Housing: A Case Study of the Cloughjordan Eco-Village, Ireland, in Anna Davies (ed.) Enterprising Communities: Grassroots Sustainability Innovations (Advances in Ecopolitics, Volume 9) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.85 – 103