Design and Nature 2: Permaculture, Theoretical Ecology and Sustainability

Registration Eligibility
open
Start Date
03/29/2017
End Date
03/29/2019
Description
This session will introduce participants to several ancient design practices by investigating agriculture; specifically the current Permaculture movement, and the indigenous practices it draws from. Participants will explore the design principles of Permaculture in relation to natural cycles and patterns. Participants will reflect on what current technology has to offer us when coupled with an understanding of ancient systems for sustainability. Participants will consider the history of human interaction with natural cycles and patterns; namely Permaculture and Indigenous agricultural practices.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Agriculture / Local Food Production
Development Trends
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Participants will consider the history of human interaction with natural cycles and patterns; namely Permaculture and Indigenous agricultural practices.
2. Participants will explore the design principles of Permaculture in relation to natural cycles and patterns.
3. Participants will reflect on what current technology has to offer us when coupled with an understanding of ancient systems for sustainability.
Instructors
Erica Hansen- Post Grad at The Transart Institute, NY, NY2008 Masters of Arts and Education, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD2003 Photo and Video Editing Certificate, Film and Video Teachers Workshop, Rockport College2002 Documentary Stu
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Course Codes
LA-17019
Provider
ISDM


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