Design Processes, Methods and Frameworks


Slowing down, taking a step back and observing are important aspects of Permaculture designing. Participants will use all senses to explore the natural world and awaken new lenses for viewing and interacting with the world around them. This fundamental course features more of the core concepts of Permaculture.

Exploring patterns in a fun way, participants get a deeper glimpse into how nature works, why it is designed the way it is and how to apply its design to our gardens and lives. Human cultural patterns are discussed. Through a diversity of enjoyable exercises, participants explore a multitude of design processes, frameworks and methods that start building a toolkit for becoming successful designers.

Beyond land design, the application of the tools discussed are applied to participant’s own lives and livelihoods through an interactive “out of the box” design process.

Prerequisites: – –    Credits: 1    Hours: 20

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