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Sustainability Institute and Lynedoch Eco-village Tourhttp://opendesignct.com/events/sustainability-institute-and-lynedoch-eco-village-tour/

Tue 22 2017 - Thu 24 2017 @ 14:00 - 15:00

About the event:

The Sustainability Institute (SI) is an international living and learning centre providing learning experiences in ecology, community and spirit. The SI was established in Lynedoch Eco-village in 1999 to provide a space for people to explore an approach to creating a more equitable society. At the core of the SI’s work has been finding ways of living that sustain rather than destroy the eco-system within which all society is embedded.

At the SI we focus on food systems, social innovation, optimal resource flows and transformative learning from birth. The Lynedoch Eco-village is pioneering approaches to creating socially diverse ecological communities. It is an emerging ecologically designed, socially mixed community from diverse racial and social economic groups built around a learning precinct, and this unique experience has generated insights into what it means to build up from below the foundations for a more sustainable world.

The village is a financially and economically viable community requiring no external funding to sustain itself. It is a working example of a liveable ecologically designed urban system that challenges the notion that sustainable development and ecological building is too expensive. We invite you to come and learn more!

Please RSVP to Amelia Pretorius at amelia@sustainabilityinstitute.net to book your seat

 


Location: The Sustainability Institute
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Off Baden Powell/R310, Lynedoch Road, Lynedoch, Stellenbosch, 7603, Western Cape

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