Some Examples of Ecological Design Techniques
Alternative use for recycled cinderblocks
Hanging gourd trellis incorporates a path, urban agriculture, and a visually pleasing trellis into one space saving, edible landscape design.
Artist's rendition of a green roof and rooftop garden system
An example of a green wall, an excellent space saving design technique that also helps to lower heating and cooling costs.
An indoor garden made entirely from recycled wood pallets.
Permaculture garden showing how many features can fit into a small space with intelligent design
An in-deck pond design that filters greywater from the house and waters the garden below it.
The possibilities are endless! Here is a shoe organizer turned into a planter.
A spiral herb garden, a space saving design that also creates a variety of microclimates through different shading and hydration patterns. Each microclimate can support a different type of herb. A great combination of permaculture, edible landsape design, and urban agriculture!
An earth-bag shelter nearing completeion. Earthbag buildings use minimal materials and can be formed into any shape imaginable.