Quinta do Siexo
Quinta do Siexo
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Commenced:
01/01/2011
Submitted:
29/09/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Mirandela, PT
Climate zone:
Mediterranean





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Alexandre Wostyn Cybèle Calvat Francisco Amaral Francisco Monteiro João Gonçalves Max van Wees
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Quinta do Siexo

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Rural

Project Summary

Rehabilitation of 248 hectare farm with silvipasture of sheep among olives and with large areas of Eucalyptus globulus monoculture. The latter is being eradicated.

Project Description

... with drawings and explanations can be accessed here for the Keyline Design and here for the Olive Polyculture

The primary step that I have been requested to do is design a master plan for water and access in order to drought-proof the property and minimise erosion.

For this I designed an extensive system of small holding dams and catchment ditches along with adapting the existing road network on the property, all according to Yeomans' Keyline Design system. The design has not yet been implemented.

The plan is first, as a proof of concept, to implement a pilot study of a dam with associated ditches and swales and then extend the implementation plan from there.

The owner of the farm invisages the land providing for the needs of 70 families living on-site.

 

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