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pian del rosso, Varese Ligure, International, IT
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Warm Temperate

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pian del rosso

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Rural, Intentional Communities, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

permaculture, human, wildlife entanglement

Project Description

I'm building a small cohousing in a beautiful corner of Italy. This is going to be a permaculture site, providing 50% of food, energy, fresh water, leisure and contemplative areas.. It will support creative/artistic handcrafting with an intranet to access multimedia contents and internet. Ingredients are veg gardens, a food forest, an house to host, a bio swimming pool, a butterfly and shinto garden, 1-2 workshops, 8 hectares of forest. It's going to be a cheap, pleasant, healthy, alive place!

The target is to have 3 families, share the property as a rural society. Surface is 13 hectares (32 acres), with great diversity.. Every nucleus will have its own house, privacy. The participants should share a common car..

The old house renovation is finished. New houses will be passive style..
Yeah, more design time..


first renovation

after a year and a half of work, the old house is now inhabitable..

Posted over 10 years ago (4 comments)
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