The coop is a little project I’ve been involved in for most of the years I’ve been in Ann Arbor. We recently made a video for a grant submission. Pulled it together in a week, it turned out nicely.
Behold: The next rocket stove design to test, a box rocket! Luckily consumer culture has just the thing to make a stovetop, a cast iron casserole pan. It burned reasonably well when the wind wasn’t knocking over the chimney. It burnt much better when we converted it to a standard J tube (sorry no pictures). […]
Always, always, always, we work in context with what is before us. When we design we work from the midst of someone else’s decisions as our starting point. We enter into the scale of permanence rather than defining it.
Jesse Tack and I have been sitting down and filming ourselves in conversation. Our first session was wide ranging on the theme of social permaculture. This, our second, was much more focused as we talked about ways that we could address the design deficiencies of our current living situation. Permaculture is an operating system for […]
A video I made this summer with Jesse Tack, of AMPY. More to come!
This site is currently in progress, I suppose it always be… It’s meant to reflect the things I do in both the virtual and real worlds. Currently some of the projects I’m associated with on one level or another: Chicagoland Permaculture Guild Great Lakes Permaculture Portal Midwest Permaculture The Permaculture Project LLC Permaculture Design Build LLC Center for […]