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How to construct a self-sustainable home?

How to construct a self-sustainable home?

Image credit: London Permaculture

By Shubhankar Kulkarni on Aug 21, 2020

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Efficient use of energy (maximum conservation)

by Darko Savic on Aug 21, 2020

Darko Savic 3 months ago
Earthships pretty much do all of the above https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVp5koAOu9M
Darko Savic 3 months ago
This earthship is quite modern https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7SUjcwXY8w

Organic waste handling

by Yahi Menezes on Aug 22, 2020

Darko Savic 3 months ago
This is especially necessary for areas poor with organic material (rocky Mediterranean islands come to mind) where people surround their plots of land with rocks to prevent the wind and storms from blowing away all the soil.

Vertical Farming to Produce Food

by Jamila on Aug 23, 2020

Shubhankar Kulkarni 3 months ago
Thank you Jamila! Why does vertical farming require more power?
Darko Savic 3 months ago
The power expenditure comes from artificial conditions such as hydroponic nutrient delivery, lighting, ideal climate. Being able to sustain this with renewable power would be ideal.

There are several basic factors to consider when building a sustainable home

by Deru Xu on Aug 26, 2020

Arcologies

by Darko Savic on Oct 26, 2020

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Shubhankar Kulkarni 3 months ago
Thank you Darko! This has always occupied a tiny part of my brain. I hope this session flourishes enough (with both criticism and constructive suggestions) to create a holistic guideline for sustainability enthusiasts.
Darko Savic 3 months ago
Very interesting session. I almost jumped in a few times while reading the description but decided to postpone my contributions as the session turned more demanding and systemic with every additional rule:)