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2 07, 2015

REPORT: Workshop – Earthdomes in the 21st century with Iliona Outram Khalili

By | July 2nd, 2015|Categories: Image, Permaculture, Report, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

June 2015 We have just concluded the first 21st Century Sandbag Earth-Dome in Cyprus, using a method that was inspired by the master builder and philanthropist architect, Nader Khalili. This particular method of constructing earth domes, has been developed by Nader thirty years ago, and manages to connect the old element with the new. Sandbag [...]

22 12, 2014

PRESENTATION: Shelters and Eco-Villages with the Sandbag Technique – Iliona Outram Khalili

By | December 22nd, 2014|Categories: Permaculture, Presentation|Tags: |0 Comments

On Monday, December 8th 2014, the first Movement of Life Cyprus Natural-Building event, was organized with great success, having as honorary guest speaker the distinguished architect and master-builder on earth architecture, Iliona Outram Khalili. You can find out everything that was presented and discussed during the talk by scouting through the PDF presentation that follows. If you [...]

12 12, 2014

Shelters and Eco-Villages with the Sandbag Technique – Iliona Outram Khalili

By | December 12th, 2014|Categories: Permaculture, Report, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

On Monday, December 8th 2014, the first Movement of Life Cyprus Natural-Building event, was organized with great success with honorary guest speaker, the distinguished architect and master-builder on earth architecture, Iliona Outram Khalili. The event was a collaboration between the Cyprus Volunteer Team, Movement of Life Cyprus along with the Architecture Department of the University of [...]

1 11, 2014

Report Permaculture Design Course in Cyprus – October 2014

By | November 1st, 2014|Categories: Food, Image, Permaculture, Report, Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Sofia Matsi Permaculture Design Course graduate & Movement of Life Cyprus coordinator These past 3 weeks, something powerful has been taking place in Cyprus: A dynamic group of eco-conscious and resilience driven people, current residents of Cyprus, took part and successfully completed the first Permaculture Design Course (PDC) ever organized on the island – [...]

25 08, 2014

A holistic view of Barcelona: The Can Masdeu Experience

By | August 25th, 2014|Categories: Food, Image, Permaculture, Report, Uncategorized|0 Comments

For the Movement of Life Cyprus, Sofia Matsi Waking up early in the morning to help out transplant young curly lettuces, later on help prune and support an entire section of healthy looking tomato plants and around noon participate in preparing lunch for all 30 residents on site – is only a small fraction of [...]

25 08, 2014

REPORT: Introduction Course in Permaculture – Cyprus Summer 2014

By | August 25th, 2014|Categories: Food, Image, Permaculture, Report, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Things are shifting quite rapidly in the small island of Cyprus. Bail out announcements over a year ago have managed to stir things for Cypriot people and the need for change has propelled the island’s people to look for alternatives; solutions that can turn them into more resilient and self-reliant. Permaculture seems to be attracting [...]

8 08, 2013

A journey through the world of Permaculture

By | August 8th, 2013|Categories: Food, Image, Permaculture, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

An article by Sofia Matsi – Member of the Cyprus volunteer team Movement of Life Cyprus These past two weeks I had the unique opportunity to spend 11 days at Re-Green’s scenic farm, up on the panoramic mountains of Ahaia. Who would have thought, that in the tiny village of Seliana, something as big [...]