Designing the learning pathway I took through this diploma, keeping me on track to gain the yields that I wanted (and more) from the journey.
Design period: January 2013 – May 2015
Client: Myself Continue reading
Designing how to facilitate a small team with a diversity of permaculture experience, but no knowledge of the design web, to design the Neighbourhoods at the International Permaculture Convergence in London in 2015, through online collaboration.
Design period: February 2015 – April 2015
Client: Myself & the design team Continue reading
Working with the garage owner to design a process to enable him to move towards retirement with the garage set up for a sustainable future.
Design period: July 2013 – May 2014
Client: Bill, the garage owner and fellow designer
A personal design for the preparation and layout of my new bedroom, experimenting with a different design framework and some new tools.
Design period: September 2014 – April 2015
Designing my veg patch, experimenting with less conventional approaches from polycultures to growing plants I would normally forage.
Design period: June 2013 – October 2014
A personal design, mapping out my pathway to people-based permaculture facilitation being a core part of my Right Livelihood.
Design period: November 2013 – May 2014
A group design with my Action Learning Guild to enhance our diploma Support Days, particularly focussing on Peoplecare.
Design period: 5th February – 5th March 2014
Client: My Action Learning Guild (ALG) – Deborah Simmonds, Phil Newcombe, Bill Smith and me
Designing to increase the yields from a permaculture Alumni Network as a design task on a modular PDC.
Design period: January 2013 – April 2014
Client: Sector39 – incorporating Steve Jones, permaculture teacher & all the people who have been on or involved in his courses
A group design, all of us fairly new to permaculture and having never used the design web before. The purpose of the design was to assess and tweak the UK membership organisation for Humanistic Psychology practitioners to make it resilient and regenerative.
Design period: December 2012 to September 2013
Client: UK Association of Humanistic Psychology Practioners – UKAHPP (represented by Jessica Smith). They covered our travel expenses for the design weekend.
My first attempt at a land-based design as a present for my mother, designing her allotment. It was definitely a steep learning curve.
Design period: November 2012 – October 2013
Client: My Mum