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sheet metal frame connectors for hexagonal "gazebo" with dimensional lumber

Build a hexagonal structure frame with 2x lumber and sheet metal connectors. Diagonally brace wall frames with lumber or plywood. Allows use of non-structural wall panels: bamboo or banana leaf mats,…Continue

Tags: shelter, goods, sheet, lumber, hexagon

Started by solarbobky on Sunday.

Appropriate Technology information sources

Here are a few to start:…Continue

Started by solarbobky Aug 19.

Invitation Package to Possible Board of Advisors (at www.cpcsc.info)

New from the Community Peacebuilding and Cultural Sustainability (CPCS) Initiative (Nov. 2013):  “Invitation Package for Possible Board of Advisors (at…Continue

Tags: participation, interfaith, compassion, employment, economics

Started by Stefan Pasti Nov 26, 2013.

An Introduction to Community Peacebuilding and Cultural Sustainability

I am making this post to share with readers a new website: Community Peacebuilding and Cultural Sustainability (at www.cpcsc.info  ).  The new website…Continue

Tags: economics, newspapers, collaboration, currencies, employment

Started by Stefan Pasti Sep 14, 2013.

Economy of Permanence: Gandhian Economics

_Economy of Permanence_ by J C KumarappaVaranasi:  Sarva-Seva-Sangh-Prakashan, 1997(19-24)  Parasitic Economy:  Leading type - a robber who murders a child for its ornaments.1. Selfishness motivated…Continue

Started by gmoke Sep 2, 2013.

Potential Low Cost Stirling Engine Design 3 Replies

I've had this unorthodox idea kicking around in my head for a while and hopefully someone can point out its bigger flaws or maybe if it is viable further its development.Stirling engines in their…Continue

Started by Nick Raaum. Last reply by Björn Nyman Mar 28, 2013.

"Self-sufficient Gandhian villages operating on Vedic principles" 4 Replies

Introducing Charles Alban, who has just joined Global Swadeshi - he left this message but it seems to have got lost in…Continue

Started by Chris Watkins. Last reply by Keegan Meade Dec 5, 2012.

A Village To Heal The Planet: A Practical Whole-Systems Showcase Village 38 Replies

So here's the idea in a nutshell: take a patch of land in some low-cost-of-living area, probably a developing world country, and set up a profusion of different OSAT (open source appropriate…Continue

Started by Vinay Gupta. Last reply by Evan Martin Nov 1, 2012.

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sheet metal frame connectors for hexagonal "gazebo" with dimensional lumber

Build a hexagonal structure frame with 2x lumber and sheet metal connectors. Diagonally brace wall frames with lumber or plywood. Allows use of non-structural wall panels: bamboo or banana leaf mats, screen, expanded metal mesh, foam, ... Sills can be anchored to piers or weighted down. Improved insulation/ventilation potential.An "umbrella" top would be nice to allow operable ventilation at the peak. (Through a tubular center post?)See: …See More
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Invitation Package to Possible Board of Advisors (at www.cpcsc.info)

New from the Community Peacebuilding and Cultural Sustainability (CPCS) Initiative (Nov. 2013):  “Invitation Package for Possible Board of Advisors (at www.cpcsc.info )”  (589 p.; 3.65 MB) (Note:  This “Invitation Package” document is open to all, and accessible for free.]  Additional Supporting Documents (most of which are included in the “Invitation Package” document): 1 page introduction5 page introduction to the “Invitation Package” document20 page…See More
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"If someone is aware of any initiave for an open source permaculture SW looking for volunteers,please let me know!I'd like to participate"
Oct 10, 2013
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"I've been looking for many days for an open source software for permaculture design, but I didn't find it"
Oct 10, 2013
Barbara posted a status
"at present I'm a database administrator (mainly Oracle) and I work on cloud services(Openstack)"
Oct 10, 2013
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"Hi Chris! in the past I wrote some pieces of sw with Java using web services"
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"Welcome, Barbara. What's your area of software? I know very little coding, but I have some involvement with the smart coders at Growstuff. "
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Stefan Pasti posted a discussion

An Introduction to Community Peacebuilding and Cultural Sustainability

I am making this post to share with readers a new website: Community Peacebuilding and Cultural Sustainability (at www.cpcsc.info  ).  The new website consolidates four websites (which have been archived), and thus includes “homebases” for The Interfaith Peacebuilding and Community Revitalization (IPCR) Initiative, Community Visioning Initiatives Clearinghouse, Community Teaching and Learning Centers Clearinghouse, and my Collected Writings.  The new…See More
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Economy of Permanence: Gandhian Economics

_Economy of Permanence_ by J C KumarappaVaranasi:  Sarva-Seva-Sangh-Prakashan, 1997(19-24)  Parasitic Economy:  Leading type - a robber who murders a child for its ornaments.1. Selfishness motivated by greed.2. Intention:  benefiting himself regardless of any injury his actions may cause to others.3. Harming, if not destroying, the source of benefit.4. Emphasis wholly on one's own rights.5. Absence of recognition of one's duties.6. Absence of altruistic values.7. Productive of violence.Chief…See More
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