Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture - 2nd Edition
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Dominvs Group’s in-house Social Value Unit exemplifies their commitment to putting community value at the heart of their strategy, both throughout the development lifecycle and over the long term.
The thriving green space brought 1,500 people, predominantly from under-represented communities, back into the heart of the City as part of the City of London’s Culture and Commerce taskforce, boosting London’s post-pandemic recovery. This revised and updated edition also features a chapter on urban permaculture, designed especially for people in cities and suburbs who have very limited growing space.
Toby Hemenway's Gaia's Garden will be recorded in history as a milestone for gardeners and landscapers--a fusion of the practical and the visionary--using the natural intelligence of Earth's symbiotic communities to strengthen and sustain ecosystems in which humans are a partner, not a competitor. Discount Codes cannot be combined with any other offers (books on sale or multiple discount codes, for example). A small sandwich board invited passers-by inside – offering a place to sit, eat, commune, and simply exist.
The thriving green space brought 1,500 people predominantly from under-represented communities back into the heart of the Square Mile. It's like a glimpse into a Utopian future where we all live on communes and there's no money or internet.Spilling over the walls – in contrast to the intimate gathering within – the clamouring, rancorous chants of an Animal Rebellion protest saw an outpouring of anger, hope, and desperation melded in a raging tide of outraged bodies. Five young female creatives - Tina Wetshi, Ramzia Jawara, Eleanor Grace Hann, Ananya Parwar and Andrea Siso - led the concept behind Gaia’s Garden.
We can expect it tofeaturecontributions from Climate in Colour, UK Student Climate Network, Sound Advice (who tackle spatial inequality)andaward-winning UK hip-hop dance company Boy Blue.
Their expertise across graphic design, photography, music and fashion was essential to curate the site’s events schedule, which focused on educating London’s communities about sustainability through an inclusive, feminist lens. Although a temporary scheme, Gaia’s Garden was key to this strategy, and the project’s materials were reused in other local developments as a circular economy is a key theme of Dominvs Group’s social sustainability.