• Urban Design students help Copenhagen neighbours reimagine their community spaces

    Early in 2018 a group of Transition Town initiators, permaculture designers and citizens in Copenhagen, with the generous support of a university professor, came together to launch an experiment: What if graduate students in sustainable urban design could support groups of urban neighbours in re-imagining a small part of…


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  • Off-grid eco-tourism centre provides research and education in Umbria, Italy

    Il Parco dell’ Energia Rinnovabile (PeR) – the Renewable Energy Park – is an independent, off-grid sustainability and educational research centre dedicated to ethical resource management, perma­culture and self‑sufficiency. It is located in Umbria, Italy. Work on the centre began in 1999 and it now includes…


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  • Permaculture research at the University of Lisbon

    The Permaculture Living Laboratory,  PermaLab, is a 600 square metre permaculture research garden that is physically and socially integrated within the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Lisbon. It started in August 2015 as a project of HortaFCUL, an 8-year community permaculture project of young researchers that focussed on…


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  • Balkan Ecology, Bulgaria

    Balkan Ecology is a permaculture-inspired project that is devoted to the design and exploration of ecologically-sounds human habitats. It serves as a demonstration and education site for visitors from all over the world by providing tried and tested models of quality ecological food production that can be replicated easily…


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  • Liège en Transition, Belgium

    Liège en Transition was launched by about 70 people at a meeting in 2011. They subsequently self-organised into thematic working groups that grew into a number of projects including: the Ceinture Aliment-Terre Liegéoise (CATL), a radical plan to create a sustainable food supply in the province of Liège –…


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