Haybox from common household items

Posted on ma 14 januari 2019 in designs • Tagged with permaculture, urban design, appropriate technology, CEAP, zones and sectors, ethics, attitudinal principles

This is a small design I did to show the different options available for making a haybox at home.

haybox in use

Background

In our household we try to reduce our need for fossil fuels. One way is to prevent cooling of a heated substance by adding insulation. For ourselves we use layers …


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Designing a food forest in Nuenen

Posted on ma 07 januari 2019 in designs • Tagged with permaculture, food forest design, Nuenen, zones and sectors, planning for real, client interview, ethics, attitudinal principles, hugelculture, compost

Overview map

Overview map (courtesy of OpenStreetMap) © OpenStreetMap-auteurs. The red area shows where the food forest is located within the grounds of the Weverkeshof.

Background

The Weverkeshof is a city farm in Nuenen. They would like to convert a (small) part of their grounds into a food forest. This page details how …


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Design balcony

Posted on do 27 december 2018 in designs • Tagged with permaculture, urban design, SADIMet, ways of observing, ethics, Holmgren principles

Background

Ilona and Stefan want to limit the view from the neighbors. They would like a nice environment to look out onto from their living room.

Design team

The design was done by:

  • Arno Peters (permaculture designer)
  • Ina Heinz (permaculture designer)

Design strategy

We used SADIMet for this design.


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Design family project in Gunsleben

Posted on vr 28 september 2018 in designs • Tagged with permaculture, building design, SADIMet, kanban, client interview, ways of observing, ethics, dreaming circle, mind map, mapping, zones and sectors, SWOC, PMI, attitudinal principles, planning for real, input output analysis

map of the site

Map created from satellite image, openstreetmap and provided sketch. Download and open the file in a vector editor like Inkscape to see and play with the different layers.

Design summary

This work is the result of a PDC held in Gunsleben, Germany. The first week was …


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Design Arno's company

Posted on di 25 september 2018 in designs • Tagged with permaculture, general design, CEAP, ways of observing, client interview, ethics, attitudinal principles, Holmgren principles

Background

I currently work for a few customers as a programmer and for a few others as a systems administrator for their Linux systems.

Current situation (2018) is a physical servers at two different locations. One is in a local data center with a optic fiber connection and one is …


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Design allotment garden

Posted on za 11 augustus 2018 in designs • Tagged with permaculture, garden design, Eindhoven

Design strategy

We used CEAP for this design.

Note: this design is not quite finished. We have started putting elements into action before having a complete design done.

Collect information

  • Client interview / 5 W's
    • Vision
      • harvest food …

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Project Gunsleben - General design - Planning phase

Posted on vr 13 juli 2018 in designs • Tagged with permaculture, dragon dreaming, dragon dreaming planning, Gunsleben, ethics, Holmgren principles, ways to die, dragon dreaming celebrating, abandoned design

This is the place where we analyze and consider alternatives. See the design overview for the big picture.

Note: this design has been abandoned.

Consideration of Alternatives

Ethics

  • Earth care
    • Reduce
      • create small living spaces, easily heated
      • use solar energy where possible
      • limited use of power tools, tractors and other …

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Project Gunsleben - General Design - Overview

Posted on di 10 juli 2018 in designs • Tagged with permaculture, general design, dragon dreaming, SpEmBoM, SADIMet, dreaming circle, dragon dreaming dreaming, dragon dreaming planning, dragon dreaming doing, dragon dreaming celebrating, Karabirrdt, abandoned design

This work is the result of a PDC held in Gunsleben, Germany. The first week was from June 30th 2018 to July 7th 2018. The second week was from September 16th 2018 to September 23th 2018. At the end of the first week the participants divided into three design teams …


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Design Online Learning Community

Posted on di 26 juni 2018 in designs • Tagged with permaculture, social design, dragon dreaming, 5 W's, ways of observing, Open Spaces, DAFOR(N)

Background

Learning community mailing list:

Design team:

  • Arno Peters
  • Judit Somogyi
  • Thor Markussen

Note: this design has been abandoned.

Design strategy

For presentation purposes, we use Dragon Dreaming for this design.


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Hexagons Proeftuin Meerhoven

Posted on ma 25 juni 2018 in designs • Tagged with permaculture, building design, Eindhoven, planning for real, client interview, 5 W's, ways of observing, PMI, functions and elements, 4 questions, abandoned design

Photo of hexagon and base layer of pallets on 2018-06-18

Base for the hexagon and the first layer of pallets.

Note: this design has been abandoned.

Background

Proeftuin Meerhoven is cooperative maintaining a community garden in Eindhoven. I am a member of the cooperative. The municipality of Eindhoven has given us about 6000 m² of public land to garden on …


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