Sacred Space Design – April 2017
Foundations of Designing Sacred Space & Designing for Personal & Public Spaces
- What is Sacred Space and why intentionally design such spaces
- Purposes and ways of using such spaces;
- Some traditional cultural sacred spaces;
- How an unvalued or desecrated area can become a sacred space;
- Permaculture Principles and Processes applied to designing
- Using the 4 Elements in Sacred Space Design
- Personal Intention setting & purpose
- Physical Features to Include in your Design
- Selecting and Representing your own Specific Features
- Appropriate Plants (herbs, flowers, trees) for particular spaces
- Sensory Awareness &; Observation Skills
- Site re-alignment based on above experiences
- Laying out our own Sacred Spaces on the land
- Using sacred spaces for transformation
- Empowering stewardship
Sliding scale: $85 – $125
Investment includes: Tuition, morning & afternoon teas, handouts and visual learning materials
This is a non-residential workshop. Cost does not include accommodation or meals. Instead, bring a potluck dish to share for our picnic lunch.
Enquiries to Courtney Brooke: firstname.lastname@example.org Ph 020-403 69170
It is essential to register and pay by midnight on Thurs April 6th.
Robina is an international permaculture (integrated land-use and social design) and organic growing facilitator-educator, and for the past 30 years she has with application to households, neighbourhoods, schools, farms, ecovillages and bioregions. She is founder-trustee of The Institute of Earthcare Education Aotearoa and founder-member of Tui Community and Land Trust (in NZ). Re- connection with nature is core to all of Robina’s work. Her special gift is in designing sacred spaces and facilitating participatory processes which connect nature and culture, some of she describes in her book: Grounding Vision: Empowering Culture.
Courtney is an international Permaculture Educator & Ecological Designer who carries a passion for creating a healing, regenerative world. Her pursuits in ecological studies and permaculture have taken her around the world to study natural design, sustainable movements and the social, human landscapes that go along with them. Courtney is best know for her passion for using the language of eco-literacy to decipher the dynamic book of patterns for system design, development and maintenance straight from the blueprints of the landscape. For her, the