Category: Building

Building using natural, sustainable and local resources.

Tom Kendall works his earthen floor, PRI Sunshine Coast 0

Video: Tom Kendall talks about his adobe floor

Tom Kendall of the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast talks about the earthen floor for his house on his property Maungaraeeda on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia. For more information on Tom’s courses, please visit www.diyfoodandhealth.com.

Composting at Maungaraeeda, home of Tom Kendall and the PRI Sunshine Coast 4

Video: Practical Permaculture Training with Tom Kendall

Tom Kendall from the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast shows how to consolidate your Permaculture knowledge with practical training at Maungaraeeda.

Last PDC for 2012! 0

Last PDC for 2012!

SPECIAL RATE FOR THE LAST PDC OF 2012!! Book for the PDC running from 11 – 23 November 2012 and only pay the early bird rate of $1450!   And we have capped our...

Tom Kendall on the cherry picker, doing a job for more than one purpose 1

Every job more than one purpose…

Every job done on the property here at the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast has more than one purpose. This particular job gave us timber for various uses and cleared the path for the solar system…

Sustainable rock wall: local excess rock is used to build a swale wall in our Permaculture garden. 0

Walls rock!

Using locally found rock, we built a rock retention wall in one of our Permaculture garden’s swales. One of the keys to sustainability and self reliance is to work with locally found materials which are in excess.