Water Systems

Paulo first encountered water and waste management systems through his experience in permaculture design courses. He came early to the view that one person’s waste is another’s raw material. The following files contain materials that Paulo assembled for his teaching sessions in various parts of the world.

Paulo's Permaculture

Water Systems

Paulo first encountered water and waste management systems through his experience in permaculture design courses.

Sustainable Building

Paulo avidly attended courses on the use of straw bales, lime plaster, stabilised adobe and a whole host of other materials and techniques that can

Energy Systems

One system’s waste is another’s raw material. Paulo realised this fact at an early stage in his permaculture development.

Integrated Systems

How can self-sufficient communities go ‘off-grid”? At a physical level, all humans need shelter, food and energy resources.