Permaculture: A Designer’s Manual (PDC Textbook)

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Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual is the definitive textbook of permaculture, and the basis for the internationally recognized 72-hour Permaculture Design Certificate course curriculum.

Although not mandatory, it is very highly recommended that students registered in any of our Permaculture Design Courses get themselves a copy of this textbook. The book is not included in the Foundational PDC package, but it is included in the Premium PDC package.

We offer a very competitive price for this textbook, but will only sell to registered students. We will supply the textbook on the first day of class.

** We do not ship & we do not sell to non-registered students.

 

 

Description

 This is the definitive permaculture design manual in print since 1988. It is the textbook and curriculum for the internationally recognized 72-hour Permaculture Design Certificate course.

Written for teachers, students and designers, it follows and greatly expands on the initial introductory texts, permaculture One (1978) and Permaculture Two (1979) both of which are still in demand.

It covers design methodologies and strategies for both urban and rural applications, describing property design and natural farming techniques.

CHAPTER HEADINGS:

  • Concepts and Themes in Design
  • Methods in Design
  • Pattern Understanding
  • Climatic Factors
  • The Humid Tropics
  • Dryland Strategies
  • Humid Cool to Cold Climates
  • Trees and Their Energy Transactions
  • Aquaculture
  • Concepts and Themes in Design
  • Soils and Water
  • Earthworking and Earth Resources
  • Strategies for an Alternative Global Nation
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