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The seven domains of permaculture action

The permaculture journey begins with the ethics and design principles. We apply this thinking to the seven different domains required to create a sustainable culture.

The evolutionary spiral path connects these domains, initially at a personal and local level, and then proceeds to the collective and global level.

Some of the specific fields, design systems and solutions that have been associated with the wider view of permaculture can be seen by clicking on the petals.

Listen to David Holmgren talk about the permaculture flower (mp3 – 1.20MB).