Chapter 3 Permaculture Principles Summary

Permaculture Designers Manual

CHAPTER 3 – METHODS OF DESIGN IN PERMACULTURE

Section 3.17 –

Chapter 3 Permaculture Principles Summary

Definition of Permaculture Design:

Permaculture design is a system of assembling conceptual, material, and strategic components in a pattern which functions to benefit life in all its forms. It seeks to provide a sustainable and secure place for living things on this earth.

 

Functional Design:

Every component of a design should function in many ways. Every essential function should be supported by many components.

 

Principle of Self-Regulation:

The purpose of a functional and self-regulating design is to place elements or components in such a way that each serves the needs, and accepts the products, of other elements.

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