[permaculture] Winter 2011 Permaculture Homestead and Landscape Design Series
dhalsey at integra.net
Sat Nov 27 16:05:15 EST 2010
Have your Permaculture Certification or want to design your homestead using the permaculture design process? This course will give you the skills and foresight needed to assess, concept and design your lot or acreage. Learn basic landscape design language and technique while using the design process on a real property, maybe your own. Use professional drafting tables and facilities, including 24x36 - 8 scale paper. Small intensive classes are limited to 9 tables. Register early.
This course requires the Computer Aided Permaculture Design and Site Assessment with Internet Resources class presented January 18th.
A student materials list is provided below; some items will need to be purchased at a specialty art or office supply store.
Session 1: Site Assessment and Base Mapping
Overview- Paper Language, Bubble Maps, Concept, Draft, Final Draft, Final Design
Assignment - Homestead Base Mapping Measurements
Demonstration: Site Assessment and Base Mapping
Session 2: Design Progression - Hardscapes, Uses, Access, Plant Patches
Classroom Pencil Practice: Tools, Landscape Symbols, Drawing a Base Map, and using Bum Wad.
Assignment - Finish base map and start bubble maps.
Demonstration: Access and Water Works
Session 3: Draft Design Workshop
Style Demo, Practice and Supervised Work Session. Transfer of Bum Wad concepts to Draft Design. Plant Size and Placement.
Assignment - Complete draft design
Demos=station: Hardscapes: Retaining Walls, Terracing, Rock, Decks and Pavers
Session 4: Final Design Process and Supervised Work Session
Plant Selection, Ground Covers, Material
Calculations, Implementation Notes and Logistics
Assignment - Finish Final
Design and scan to Tiff or Jpeg and e-mail to Instructor for critique.
Demonstration: Plant Database Queries and Internet Resources
T-square 42” +
Triangles: 45-90 degree & 30-60 degree
Drafting pencils – HB, B, 2H, 4H
8 Scale Ruler
10 Scale Ruler
Small and Large French curve
Small and Small circle templates
Tube for carrying drawings
8-scale graph paper; sheet size 24” x 36” (approx. 8 sheets)
Bum wad paper
Glue stick or double-stick tape
Black ink pens – minimum of 3 tips: narrow, medium, bold
Four consecutive Thursday evenings, 6:30-9:30pm January 20th, 27th, February 3rd and 10th
Three consecutive Saturday mornings 9:00 to 1:00 pm, January 22nd, 29th, February 5th.
Where: SouthWoods Forest Gardens, 17766 Langford Blvd, Prior Lake, MN 55372
Instructor: Daniel Halsey, designer and teacher of SouthWoods Center for Permaculture Design
Cost: $160.00 per person per table.
How to Register: Send a check to the SouthWoods address or Pay electronically.
Limited tables so classes are limited to 9 people.
Questions? Please email Dan Halsey or call him at 612-720-5001 for more information.
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