erickemp01 at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 10 11:03:28 EST 2007
yes...ive been there......they have limited gardens going on...but what they have is good.....they have plenty of space......would be a great place to plant a forest garden.....their method of building is good in the since that it is simple to do.....but the materials all come from major industrial operations....unless you know of a simple way to produce concrete......beutiful design that is energy effecient and conductive to spending time with other folks......lots of art going on....they make bells and bronze statues.....the people were real cool......if you are thinking of stopping by ...I would definately say yes....blessings
"Lawrence F. London, Jr." <lfl at intrex.net> wrote: KNat wrote:
> Lawrence F. London, Jr. wrote:
>>Has anyone visited Arcosanti? Is it a good example of permaculture at work?
> Like the rest of this evolving universe, it is in flux, seeking its next
> It is a great example of the solid continuity of dreaming, seeking, and
> building at the edge of what we can define.
> I would say that is heart to much of permaculture. It is a good example
> of permaculture as founded on vision, as opposed to permaculture as
> founded on sustainable agriculture. In fact a good example of the two
> methods of seeking permaculture coming together. Great place to explore
> 4D cities. Finally materializing in 3D.
Lots of concrete, bare dirt and beautiful, sparse Cedars of Lebanon.
Not enough greenhouse space, green farmspace and permanent notill gardens.
> ps I copy my son- self-taught/self-developed throughout his life and
> currently doing his evolving with Arcosanti
Lawrence F. London, Jr.
lfl at intrex.net
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