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Ongoing projects


Quatro Ventos
Posted on 23 Jul 2014 by Tycho Huussen
Quatro Ventos (Four Winds) is a center for natural living in southwest Portugal. We organize meetings and workshops for people who want to experience and learn more about natural living.
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Permaculture Training Fund
Posted on 31 Jul 2013 by Tycho Huussen
Permaculture is a design science for "permanent (human) culture" based on natural ecosystems. As such it offers a powerful set of principles and proven practices for the development of sustainable communities. This fund aims to offer Permaculture Design Certificate Courses to new leaders in the ecovillage development movement.
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Finished projects


Opportunities for investors & residents at the 8th Life Ecovillage project in La Palma (Canary Islands)
Posted on 30 Oct 2013 by Cecile Capo
8thLife is a unique opportunity to invest in a healthy future: for you, for your family, for future generations and for all species. We intend to re-populate an ancient farming hamlet in the Canary Islands, with 15-20 people (starting with a smaller group of 8 on existing site). Finca Luna is surrounded by 5 other properties currently for sale which used to comprise one large and very well designed farm.
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Design and construction of an ecological and artistic guest room at a yoga/meditation retreat in Portugal
Posted on 15 Sep 2013 by Tycho Huussen
We built an eco-guest room for a yoga/meditation retreat in South Portugal. The project was organized by Tycho in collaboration with volunteers from the Permacultura Portugal network. The result is a healthy living space created from mostly natural and locally available materials. It is both artistic and functional and blends into the landscape harmoniously.
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Ecovillage site exploration trip to southwest Spain and south Portugal
Posted on 12 Jul 2013 by Tycho Huussen
The EVD foundation is actively looking for and assessing suitable ecovillage sites. The second trip to southwest Spain and south Portugal will focus on the Sierra de Huelva and the Alentejo region in Portugal.
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