ecoart farm
ecoart farm
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Commenced:
01/01/2011
Submitted:
03/02/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
GR
Climate zone:
Mediterranean





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ecoart farm

Project Type

Rural, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

The ecoart Farm project aims to create a natural system of perennial abundance to satisfy human needs in food, shelter, energy and natural ecosystem requirements, whilst remediating an overgrazed and polluted piece of rural land. The site lies on the flat coastal plains outside the main town of Lefkas. The project is designed as a ‘closed circuit’ unit, in which the yields and by-products of one system are used to satisfy the needs of another, constantly circulating and transforming energy by passing it through multiple elements. Special emphasis is put on addressing biodiversity and soil, aiming at increasing the protection of soil biodiversity and its many ecological functions. The ecoart Farm design is based on the principles of Permaculture. By exploring and exposing these principles we can educate and inspire people to perpetuate the building of sustainable infrastructure.

Project Description

 Ecoart farm is a complex formation. It is not simply an aesthetic public exhibit. It develops properties of a production facility and more importantly, a training center - intended to facilitate social participation and environmental education - a prerequisite for broader ecological restoration. Ecoart farm demonstrates the sustainable practices applied in the management of natural resources: 

  Traditional and technologically advanced environmental standards on landscape, plant and basic natural resources management (sun, water, air, soil).

  Traditional natural building techniques (by case study examination of antiseismic techniques used on the island of Lefkas, and natural building materials) that provide a rich variety of applications in bioclimatic architecture and sustainable urban development

  Innovative forms of contemporary remedial art (ecoart)

 

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Natural Building at the ecoart farm, April 2011

The structure of a new modus vivendi

Posted almost 6 years ago (1 comments)

A Greek Island PDC With Rosemary Morrow, Paula Paananen and Nicolas Netien!

Join internationally-renowned permaculture designer and teacher, Rosemary Morrow on the beautiful Island of Lefkas, Greece, for an internationally recognised permaculture design course. Over 15 days you will learn the basic theory of permaculture ethics,

Posted almost 6 years ago (0 comments)

What is ecoart ?

A new perspective in artistic practice

Posted about 6 years ago (0 comments)
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