The Venus Project

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The Venus Project
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The Venus Project logo
MottoBeyond Politics Poverty and War
Formation1995; 20 years ago (1995)
TypeFor-profit corporation
Purpose'Redesign of culture'
Location
Key people
Websitethevenusproject.com
 
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Coordinates: 27°04′25″N 81°25′51″W / 27.073667°N 81.43079°W / 27.073667; -81.43079

The Venus Project
The Venus Project logo and wordmark.svg
The Venus Project logo
MottoBeyond Politics Poverty and War
Formation1995; 20 years ago (1995)
TypeFor-profit corporation
Purpose'Redesign of culture'
Location
Key people
Websitethevenusproject.com
Futurist Jacque Fresco (right) with Roxanne Meadows

The Venus Project corporation was incorporated by Jacque Fresco in 1995 to advocate a theoretical economic system, what it calls a resource-based economy. This idea has versions of sustainable development, energy efficiency, natural resource management, and advanced automation in a global construct.[citation needed]

The design studio at the research center in Venus, Florida

As of 2011 Fresco lectured and gave tours of the Venus Project location.[1]

The 2011 documentary-style films Zeitgeist: Addendum[2] and Zeitgeist: Moving Forward focus on ideas from the Venus Project though the two groups split from each other as far as supporting one another after the movies mentioned were made.[3]

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The Venus Project was founded in 1995 as a for-profit corporation by Fresco and Roxanne Meadows in Venus, Florida.[4]

A separate, nonprofit organization started by Fresco and his business partner Roxanne Meadows is Future By Design, founded in 2003.[5][clarification needed]

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  1. ^ Newman, Alex (March 10, 2011). "Zeitgeist and the Venus Project". The New American. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ Home :: The Artivist Film Festival, October 2008, archived from the original on 2008-10-21, retrieved 27 August 2012, Presenting The 2008 Artivist Award Winners! "ZEITGEIST ADDENDUM" Director: Peter Joseph. Best Feature – Artivist Spirit Award 
  3. ^ TZMOfficialChannel. "Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (Official Release 2011)". YouTube. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  4. ^ "Detail by Entity Name: THE VENUS PROJECT, INC.". Division of Corporations. Florida Department of State. Retrieved 2014-01-21. Florida Profit Corporation 
  5. ^ "Detail by Entity Name". Search.sunbiz.org. Retrieved 2013-12-15. 

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