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StreetBank - Sharing in your Neighbourhood. LIVE: Resilience: Designing Homes for More Intense Storms by Alex Wilson on 12/20/2011. Route 4 near Killington, Vermont was closed for more than a month due to flooding from Tropical Storm Irene. LIVE: Resilience: Designing Homes for More Intense Storms by Alex Wilson on 12/20/2011

Photo: Lars Gange and Mansfield Heliflight. Click on image to enlarge. Exploring Community Resilience in Times of Rapid Change: Inspiring Animation (Video) Building Design Principles. Designing buildings to effectively meet the conditions and realities of a Post Carbon, Climate-Changed world will require a shift in our current understanding of what constitutes good building design and sound building practice.

Building Design Principles

Many of the practices that we now take for granted, like cladding our buildings in curtain wall building envelopes, in future, may no longer be economically feasible. To address these needed changes in building design and construction strategies and techniques, we propose the following building design principles for designing and constructing buildings in a post-carbon, climate responsive building environment: 1. Use low carbon-input materials and systems: 2. Buildings should be designed to be highly energy efficient and include the use of highly insulated building envelopes, triple insulated glazing, and, where possible, passive solar heating with thermal mass storage systems. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Foundation LifeShield Bunkers. All. One Click Orgs. The Hosting Partners for immersive and experiential learning. Transition Towns, The Transition Network (UK), offer Training for Transition in an ever expanding list of countries.

The Hosting Partners for immersive and experiential learning

The Permakultur Institute. V. (Germany) offer both the Permaculture design certi ficate and a diploma course, which are also available throughout the world, partnering with Dragon Dreaming, empowered eco-project management design and implementation systems. The Center for Human Emergence (CHE) is a community, a movement and a company. It is an innovative and unique organization wherein people with different backgrounds from multiple disciplines combine their strengths and share their growing consciousness. Findhorn Community, an intern ational centre for holistic education, offering a wide range of trainings and courses. DIY Aeroponics System - From Back to Food Unimpressed with the wild costs associated with purchasing commercial aeroponics systems, I put together my own variant of a few different DIY models running around online. A DIY aeroponics system has to be cheap, use readily available parts, and be aesthetically pleasing.

It should be exceedingly simple to build and require minimal tools. Sharing Knowlege... Feeding Nations. Russian Village’s Self-Defense Underlines Failures of Police. The Real Grass-roots Innovation by Indian wins Best Product Design! When I saw this low-cost low-tech simple yet extremely useful Product design – I was quite amazed as to why have we not seen it as yet.

The Real Grass-roots Innovation by Indian wins Best Product Design!

It would have saved back aches of thousands, if not millions of people who carry / push load on daily basis. In a contest arranged by Core77, the product – Load Carrier for Labor – designed & created by Vikram Dinubhai Panchal of The National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad won in the product / equipment category! Remote Controlled Truck Sent to Soldier in Afghanistan Saves 6 Soldiers' Lives. <br/><a href=" US News</a> | <a href=" Business News</a> Copy Staff Sgt.

Remote Controlled Truck Sent to Soldier in Afghanistan Saves 6 Soldiers' Lives

Christopher Fessenden is on duty in Afghanistan now after tours with the Army in Iraq. He has traveled with standard-issue equipment -- weapons, helmet, uniform, boots and so forth -- plus a radio-controlled model truck his brother Ernie sent. The truck is not a toy to him. Tools. Spectrometer last edit by tonyc 16 days ago | 238,060 views | 21 Desktop Spectrometry Kit v3 The standard -- plugs into your laptop Build one ...


Read more » Thermal photography last edit by Sara 24 days ago | 80,901 views | 3. Main Page - Project VRM. 310342.pdf (application/pdf-Objekt) THIS UGLY CIVILIZATION: CHAPTER XX. HOME PAGE Sovereignty Library Catalog FIRST comes the economic barrier.


We must secure food, clothing, shelter--all the essentials of comfort to which the progress of mankind entitles us. We must adopt methods of procuring the things which we desire as well as the things we need. If we adopt an economic policy which provides us three things: security, satisfying work, independence--we procure not only what we need and desire, we provide the conditions for spiritual comfort as well. Mormon Basic Four. The most basic food plan is the Mormon Basic Four from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints'.

Mormon Basic Four

You may want to use it as a starting point and build from there since it is the backbone of numerous other survival programs. Wheat Select hard red winter wheat packed in Nitrogen 200-365 pounds per person per year Keeps indefinitely Powdered Milk. Untitled. Building Soils for Better Crops is a one-of-a-kind, practical guide to ecological soil management, now expanded and in full color.


It provides step-by-step information on soil-improving practices as well as in-depth background—from what soil is to the importance of organic matter. Case studies of farmers from across the country provide inspiring examples of how soil—and whole farms—have been renewed through these techniques. The Simpler Way - Main Intro. Get Your Community Resilience Toolkit Today!