RetroSuburbia: the downshifter's guide to a resilient future - David Holmgren
RetroSuburbia: the downshifter's guide to a resilient future
by David Holmgren
Published by Melliodora Publishing - September 2018 - Paperback - 592pp - 21cm x 27.5cm
A 592 pages manual on resilience through retrofitting houses and creating communities following permaculture principles.
This inspiring book is going through study cases of communities built within Australia and covers solutions to create sustainable and productive suburbs.
'In RetroSuburbia, David Holmgren removes the fences of the suburbs and the mind, and retrofits them with practical and positive solutions that build resilient individuals in capable communities. These are exciting times and this is the manual to engage and inspire generations to come.' — Costa Georgiadis, host of Gardening Australia and community activator.
David Holmgren is an Australian environmental designer, ecological educator and writer. He is best known as one of the co-originators of the permaculture concept with Bill Mollison. David Holmgren is the author of a wide range of essays and books about permaculture and community resilience like Future Scenarios: How Communities Can Adapt To Peak Oil and Climate Change, Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability, and more recently Our Street (retrosuburbia for kids).