The Peace Pentagon: Certified GREEN!
The Peace Pentagon is an eco-spiritual retreat and community center located along the New River in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia. Against this pristine backdrop, the Peace Pentagon offers state-of-the-art conference facilities: classrooms, meeting space, dining hall, coffee shop, gift shop, library, and sanctuary. The Peace Pentagon was designed to rigorous European Passivhaus® standards with geothermal and solar elements, resulting in an extremely low carbon footprint structure.
Future Peace Center and HUB on the Wheel of Co-Creation
When completed, the Peace Pentagon will house Oracle’s Peace Library – a large collection of spiritual, philosophical, scientific, and literary texts, movies, and training materials. The Peace Library will be open to the public.
The Peace Pentagon also will host Oracle’s Peace Center – a laboratory for organizing and implementing national and international peacebuilding campaigns.
The Peace Pentagon HUB is a bi-coastal project of Oracle (on the East Coast) and Barbara Marx Hubbard (on the West Coast). The Peace Pentagon HUB will scan, map, and connect emergent projects and people in each of the Wheel’s eleven Sectors. The goal is to manifest a multi-media portal for building the New World.
Ms. Hubbard has nicknamed the Oracle Campus “Camp Eve.” Just as Camp David hosts Heads of State to work on old world problems behind closed doors, Camp Eve will be a holistic environment where Heads of Sectors can privately strategize on how to build the New World.
The Significance of Sacred Geometry
The Peace Pentagon employs sacred geometry and numerology based on Oracle’s numbers: 5 and 11. The structure contains five pentagons:
- The exterior footprint is a pentagon with 55 ft. walls (5 x 11)
- The sanctuary is a pentagon with 25 ft. walls (5 x 5)
- The main classroom mirrors the sanctuary
- The skylight in the sanctuary is a “pentamid”
- The pentacle appears in one of our stained-glass windows.
The Knights Templar and their contemporary cousins the Freemasons are known for using sacred geometry, with the square and compass as their symbol. The “G” stands for God.
Oracle’s Mission Statement reflects the spiritual values of the Virginia Founding Fathers, including our first president. The Washington Monument is 555 ft. tall (5 x 111) and its width at the base is 55 ft. (5 x 11)
Peace Pentagon Construction Progress
At the end of a rare Venus transit in June 2012, Oracle broke ground on the Peace Pentagon with the 100 Shovels Groundbreaking Ceremony.
To learn more about Venus and the Pentacle it creates every eight years, see the History of the Pentacle.
Below are progress pictures of the Peace Pentagon construction.
Please make a tax-deductible donation to help us complete this amazing structure dedicated to PEACE.
Site Surveys by Don Dudley
Site Work by Gary Ball Construction
Foundation Work by Highland Builders
Underslab Plumbing by G&B Plumbing
Framing by Highland Builders
Window, Walls and Roof
by Branson Construction
Exterior Stone work by
Steve Dillard, Kelvin Allen, and Crew
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