Care for the Earth. The Earth is our home, with finite resources and a still-growing population. This ethic states something that is very obvious, that we should take care of where we live, but which is so often overlooked or neglected.
Permaculture Course Thailand September 2019 The Permaculture Design Certificate Course, widely referred to as the ‘Permaculture Design Course’ or ‘The PDC’, has been taught to students globally for decades. [...]
I did actually end up using my re-worked graphic design of the permaculture flower for the page for the permaculture course in Thailand for July.
The permaculture flower is an image that represents the seven domains of permaculture action. Sometimes, as in the image here, it also incorporates the three permaculture ethics.
Natural earthen finishes are just more tactile. I want to touch them, press my hand against them and feel the texture, warmth or coolness. There is a natural moisture when I press my hand against rammed earth, or a clay plaster.
I’ve broken it down into table format for further digestion by my brain. I’ve added to the thread on Permies with a link to the table in Google Docs, a PDF version, an Open Document format, and a screenshot, all here too if you stumble across this.
So, let’s have a look at solar heating – also known as solar gain or passive, you might have come across a term passive have seen passive house designs if you’ve been investigating eco homes at all. It’s fairly simple – so looking at this slide sunlight enters the building during the day...