The permaculture flower is an image that represents the seven domains of permaculture action. Sometimes, as in the image here, it also incorporates the three permaculture ethics.
Natural earthen finishes are just more tactile. I want to touch them, press my hand against them and feel the texture, warmth or coolness. There is a natural moisture when I press my hand against rammed earth, or a clay plaster.
I’ve broken it down into table format for further digestion by my brain. I’ve added to the thread on Permies with a link to the table in Google Docs, a PDF version, an Open Document format, and a screenshot, all here too if you stumble across this.
So, let’s have a look at solar heating – also known as solar gain or passive, you might have come across a term passive have seen passive house designs if you’ve been investigating eco homes at all. It’s fairly simple – so looking at this slide sunlight enters the building during the day...