Permaculture Institute of North America

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2018 NatureWise Permaculture Design Contest!

Forty-two amazing permaculture designs were submitted for the PINA Design Contest. Check out the entries below from five finalists.
Member Voting Starts March 15th.

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We encourage all our members to vote – member login is required to vote. Please become a member if you’d like to join us and help fund this kind of work!

Integrated Water-Harvesting Earthworks
Integrated Water-Harvesting EarthworksTao Orion – Willamette Valley Hillside Educational Center and Working Forest (Aprovecho), 40 acre communal forest with 5 acres open land.
CoWorking Structure
CoWorking StructureSergio Medal – Baja California (near US border), 1-3 acre communal site.
Island Eco-Hamlet
Island Eco-HamletJohn Lago Gonzalez – Puerto Rico Upland New Settlement, 21 acre communal holding.
Appropriate Technology Cultural IncubatorJared & Lala WilliamsHudson Valley Urban Homestead,  0.8 acre riparian site.
Biotecture Dome and Greenhouse
Biotecture Dome and GreenhouseChristina Goodvin – Alberta Front Range, 3-5 acre ex-urban homestead.

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