The Process of Design and Site Planning
The process of design: 1) Thoroughly evaluate the site and available ecological resources; 2) Investigate renewable and sustainable systems and materials; 3) Design the vision; 4) Develop and integrate systems; 5) Complete detailed design; 6) Create action steps for putting the plan into motion; 7) Manifest the design on the ground; 8) Maintain. A detailed report and site plan, whether for raw land or preexisting settlement, will be drafted.
A selection of the proficiencies addressed in site planning: practical homesteading skills; renewable energy (wind, solar, water, fire) systems; eco-building construction and home retrofit; biological waste management systems and waste detoxification; water collection systems; storage, cycling and distribution of fresh water; air and water purification; aquaculture; land restoration; utility plant landscapes and food forests; animals; community gardens; cooling, heating and climate regulation; recreation; noise abatement; peaceful sanctuary; biological diversity; nutrient storage; recycling; budgeting; maintenance; and management.