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Low Impact Living Workshop in Croatia presented by Simon Dale July 3-12, 2009
By Marko Puljić | Published  06/26/2009 | Učimo od drugih - We learn from others , Environment | Unrated
Living sustainably in Croatia

Low Impact Living

[We can live sustainably now]

Workshop Presented By


From 3th July - 12th July 2009

Over the 10 days the workshop will cover

The wider picture

1. Peak oil, climate change and the transition to post carbon society
2. Future scenarios for societies evolution
3. The future of agriculture - regenerating the productivity of our land
4. Redesigning and reinvigorating communities


1. Land ownership and community structure
2. Visioning
3. Designing for what we really need
4. Working with available resources
5. Integrated design
6. Designing buildings

Practical Skills

1. Woodland / Forest management
2. Working with wood
3. Working with earth
4. Working with straw
5. Living roofs


There will be a significant amount of practical building work during the 10 days so be prepared!

One meal is included (lunch).

Applications in advance. Number of students is limited.

Please, make your reservation by July 1st on e-mail:

What to bring

Camping equipment, sleeping bag, (some accommodation is available). Appropriate clothing (be prepared to work in extreme heat rain or anything the wonderful Croatian weather can offer); protective footwear; food to share (cooked or raw ingredients). An open mind; a big smile & lots of love


The workshop will take place at a newly developing eco village in Blatuša (approx 5km south of Gvozd), which is 90 minutes drive from Zagreb. [GPS Position: N 45 19.085 E 15 53.675 ] Please contact us for directions.

Shared Lifts

If you need a lift or if you are driving and have a space in your car, please let us know so we can help make arrangements for all participants

Special Needs

If you have any special needs please notify us as soon as possible., so we can do our best to accommodate

More information about Simon Dale work:

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  Marko Puljić
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