We are a full service Permaculture Design Company located in Zanzibar.
We advocate, design and implement human settlements based on sustainable systems, that function in harmony with nature.
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Fumba Town the future of urban livingClimate change adaptation & ecosystem services for new residential development in Zanzibar. The global urbanization trend shows human societies increasingly moving to urban areas. Therefore, increasing the resilience of urban areas, as the ability of towns and cities to withstand future shocks, should be paramount in the future.
Aqua Beach Lodge a role model project for the responsible travelers of the future.Aqua Beach Resort & Spa is a 5 Star luxury resort with 20 Deluxe Rooms and 4 Beachfront Villas. The Aqua team produces their own drinking water, they are plastic-free, they grow spices and herbs in their own kitchen garden and buy food from the farmers and fishermen nearby.
Kizikula Boutique Hotel implementing a brimming greenery for a childhood dream project.Kizikula is a thoughtful design family-owned and run boutique hotel on the quiet southern coast of Zanzibar. It is designed to feel like a communal home with ample spaces to meet your neighbors and just enough privacy to be inspired by the surrounding sensual nature.
The Soul Zanzibar developing a tropical jungle feel at Zanzibars East Coast.The Soul is a fully serviced, residential-leisure facility situated in the midst of Zanzibar’s beautiful and exotic East Coast. Surrounded by lush greenery and soft ocean breezes, its goal is to provide ultimate relaxation for the modern globe-trotter, island hopper or seekers of paradise.
The Residence Zanzibar designing the earth basket farm to table concept for one of Zanzibar's leading luxury resorts.Stability and resilience of this project depend on the notion that everything is connected to everything else, every function is supported by many elements and every element should serve many functions.
Lac Rose Abilene Vert in Dakar, Senegal a sustainable oasis on the shores of the Senegalese CoastThe Permaculture Design Company adheres to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of 2015 and uses the principles and ethics of Permaculture in approaching the landscape design for the new satellite city of Ville Verte in Dakar, Senegal by Casa Orascom.
Practical Permaculture Institute Zanzibar traditional building techniques combined with a ready to learn environment.PPIZ is teaching Permaculture skills to local farmers and primary school teachers to empower them to sustainable livelihoods and a life in tune with nature, and carrying their knowledge into communities. Creating abundance, regenerating the land and water. PDC supported the establishment of PPIZ to empower local farmers and youth to be able to deal with climate change.
Composting Implementation at Melia Hotel enriches soil, helping retain moisture & suppress plant diseases and pestsThe Team of PDC has been invited to train the staff at Melia Hotel in composting techniques. All organic waste will be turned into one of the most valuable resources: fertile soil & natural fertilizer (compost), which is used to nourish the hotel's landscape and help to grow healthy food in their farm to table greenhouse.
What we provide
We provide simple sustainable solutions to address major environmental challenges to urban developments and other human settlements.
We value and sustain all natural resources, especially water and soil, to guarantee a continuing supply for coming generations.
This is us
Bernadette & Franko
Drawing from the vision and practice of Permaculture, we strive and support the development of natural, sustainable, regenerative landscapes in urban, periurban and rural areas through a range of consulting, design, implementation and maintenance services. We help you realize your edible landscaping in homes, communities, towns and cities.
Our company empowers individuals and communities in developing local food systems that are healthy, resilient and sustainable and that are integral to the ecology of their place. With more than half of the world’s population now living in cities, we urbanites must play a key role in ensuring our own food security while protecting and nurturing local biodiversity.