Permaculture Designer, Architect + Meditator
WATER IS LIFE Welcome to our Watery weekend in the SAWA Architecture Permaculture Workshop series. We will be looking at the element of WATER. Necessary for all living functions, the life giving force to earth and the substance we are mostly made of! Let's journey together and discover how we can use intelligent water systems, design a food forest ecosystem, and regenerate the land in collaboration with nature. We will be learning and immediately implementing designs in a real Permaculture site. We'll be working with a inspirational couple from London have embarked on a experimental wilding and food project in Church Lane. Swales for Land Regeneration The workshop will deliver an understanding of how we can use Permaculture design to catch, store and move water with K-lines, Swales and Ponds to accelerate regeneration and healing of the land. Water is life! Water is in all plants and animals. When we catch and store water in the land, we give the opportunity for food forest and o...
About your Mentor
About your Mentor
ARB Architect, Edward Dale-Harris believes we must look beyond sustainability and move towards regeneration, we have to change our destructive behaviour and do much better to protect nature as citizens of the earth and stewards of the land. When we heal the land, we also heal ourselves. We need more ‘self-directed learning’ to build self reliance, wellness and confidence. We must learn to share resources to create a healthier planet for all. Ed realises the importance of a mindfulness approach to regenerative design, using nature as our teacher, and valuing a collective and collaborative decision-making process for a grounded and successful project. He is on a mission to introduce others to socially, environmental and mindful architecture and to keep his learnings at a fair cost to enable all people from all walks of life and be truly inclusive. Ed qualified as an Architect in 2017 and has gained many awards for his design, commitment, vision, compassion, charity work, environm...
Applicants Requirements, Accommodation and Kit List
Accommodation: Camping is available at Greatham Village Hall, St John’s Field, but need to agreed prior to arrival. Bring your own tent and bedding etc. There are toilet facilities at the campsite, but no showers, we can offer showers at the neighbours house if needed. You are welcome to camp from the evening before and after the course begins. Connect with us to find out where Radical Inclusion: We would like to make sure this opportunity is available to all people from all backgrounds, wealth, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexuality, identity etc. This course is open to adults and children aged 4+. All parents must remain fully responsible for their children during the duration of their stay. 16-18 year olds wishing to attend independently will require a parental guardian to sign a waiver on arrival, provided by me. Volunteering: Further opportunities to get involved with projects might be possible, so please get in contact at email@example.com to register your interest. SAWA Work...
Flow of the Day
● 2pm Opening circle - Check-in and Introductions ● Introduction to Permaculture, Sustainability & Ecology - ethics and principles ● Explore through senses - Materials ● Energiser ● Making session Pt. I ● Tea and snack break to share ● Making session Pt. II ● 5pm Closing circle - Reflections
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