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    DescriptionDavid Holmgren brings into sharper focus the powerful and still evolving Permaculture concept he pioneered with Bill Mollison in the 1970s. It draws together and integrates 25 years of thinking and teaching to reveal a whole new way of understanding and action behind a simple set of design principles. The 12 design principles are each represented by a positive action statement, an icon and a traditional proverb or two that captures the essence of each principle. Holmgren draws a correlation between every aspect of how we organize our lives, communities and landscapes and our ability to creatively adapt to the ecological realities that shape human destiny. For students and teachers of Permaculture this book provides something more fundamental and distilled than Mollison's encyclopedic Designers Manual. For the general reader it provides refreshing perspectives on a range of environmental issues and shows how permaculture is much more than just a system of gardening. For anyone seriously interested in understanding the foundations of sustainable design and culture, this book is essential reading. Although a book of ideas, the big picture is repeatedly grounded by reference to Holmgren's own place, Melliodora, and other practical examples.

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    Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Holmgren
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 286
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    ISBN 13: 9780646418445
    ISBN 10: 0646418440

    BIC E4L: COU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.4
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: RNK
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: TVB
    DC21: 333.72
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27610
    LC classification: QH
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Abridged Dewey: 570
    Libri: I-TE
    BISAC V2.8: SCI086000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 11
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003080
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 631.58
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    Illustrations note
    b&w illus, graphs
    Holmgren Design Services
    Imprint name
    Holmgren Design Services
    Publication date
    01 December 2002
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