Buildings & Technology

Solar panels on the roof at Djanbung

Djanbung Gardens buildings are designed according to passive solar principles to be energy efficient and reduce use of resources. Likewise, a diverse range of technologies have been selected to reduce energy and resource consumption. Djanbung is self-reliant for its water supply with rain water harvested in tanks for the buildings and in dams for the …

Amazon Permaculture Field Trip

The Amazon Permaculture outreach centre at Boa Vista

I can’t imagine a better way to be lost on the Amazon than in the company of 35 international permaculture delegates on a boat with a week’s supply of food on board. Yes, the pilot got us lost several times during the journey from Manaus to the permaculture project near Boa Vista, so what should …