Permaculture: A Practical Guide for a Sustainable Future

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Island Press, 1990 - Permaculture - 579 pages
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"Permaculture" (permanent agriculture) is the conscious design and maintenance of economical, agriculturally productive ecosystems that have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. While focusing on agriculture, it also establishes the importance of integration between landscape and people.

Permaculture is a step-by-step working manual providing a dozen design methods replete with map overlays, flow diagrams, and component, zone, and sector analyses.

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Broad textbook on integrated long-term design of agricultural & living sites in concert with nature and natural cycles. Wonderful balance of high-level philosophies and design principles with ... Read full review

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Broad textbook on integrated long-term design of agricultural & living sites in concert with nature and natural cycles. Wonderful balance of high-level philosophies and design principles with ... Read full review

Contents

CONCEPTS AND THEMES IN DESIGN
10
PATTERN UNDERSTANDING
70
5 3 Patterning in global weather systems the engines
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