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Ecovillages : a practical guide to sustainable communities

Author: Jan Martin Bang
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores the background and history of the Ecovillages movement, and goes on to provide a comprehensive manual for planning, establishing and maintaining a sustainable community. Issues discussed include leadership and conflict management, house design, building techniques, farming and food production, water and sewage, energy sources and alternative economics. In the final chapter, the author brings  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Martin Bang
ISBN: 0865715386 9780865715387
OCLC Number: 60567010
Description: 284 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The story of the global ecovillage network --
Patterns in nature --
Modelling the ecovillage : the social aspect --
House design and building techniques --
Agriculture : soil, plants, gardening, and farming --
Water and sewage --
Energy sources and alternative technology --
Alternative economics --
Design hands-on.
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Explores the background and history to the ecovillages movement, and provides a comprehensive manual for planning, establishing and maintaining a sustainable community, using a permaculture approach.  Read more...

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