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 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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Project Gunsleben - General Design - Dreaming phase

Posted on di 10 juli 2018 in surveys • Tagged with permaculture, general design, dragon dreaming, dragon dreaming dreaming, Gunsleben, client interview, mapping, ways of observing, forms of capital, flow, history

This is the place we gather information about the project. See the design overview for the big picture.

Loes and Brand are hereafter referred to as the parents.

Map

map of the site

Map created from satellite image, openstreetmap and provided sketch. Download and open the file in a vector …


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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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Design Arno's backyard

Posted on do 24 mei 2018 in designs • Tagged with permaculture, garden design, Eindhoven, CEAP, client interview, ethics, zones and sectors, ways of observing, attitudinal principles, Holmgren principles

This is the main design for the backyard. It ties the other designs for the garden together.

Arno's jungle on 2018-05-18

Backyard in the middle of May 2018.

My front yard and back yard provide the perfect practice ground for trying out new ideas. These pages document some of the ideas I have executed …


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Garden design monastery Reek

Posted on do 08 februari 2018 in designs • Tagged with permaculture, garden design, Reek, input output analysis, planning for real, client interview, zones and sectors, PMI, ethics, functions and elements, dreaming circle, PASTE, ways of observing

We designed the garden elements of a monastery building at Reek.

Background and team

This work was part of the hands-on design part of the Permaculture Design Course (PDC) at Lotus Institute in Den Bosch, Netherlands. Our teacher for the course was Rakesh "Rootsman Rak".

Participating in the design team …


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Social design monastery Reek

Posted on do 08 februari 2018 in designs • Tagged with permaculture, social design, Reek, ways of observing, forms of capital, attitudinal principles, SADIMet, mapping, planning for real, dreaming circle, mind map, client interview, zones and sectors, PMI, Holmgren principles

We designed the social elements of a monastery building at Reek. Our aim was to gain understanding of and hands-on experience with the different design tools in the permaculture toolbox.

Background and team

This work was part of the hands-on design part of the Permaculture Design Course (PDC) at Lotus …


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