Commons are human scale Learning Spaces. As opposed to schools and classrooms, commons encompass an approximately 100 km2 territory which can be as large as an entire municipality or a large district of a metropolis. Commons are ecosystems rather than single buildings and within these systems Learners of all ages improve their understanding of how the interconnectedness and mutual dependence of life.
The ARK is designed as a social network that drives offline connections with plants and people. The central roles of the platforms are: