The TPEN Living Classroom Center Under Development
The Under Development Living Classroom Center
When you first enter the TPEN Eco Farm & Living Classroom Center Area it's the ‘Living Classroom Learning Center’ area that is the greeting point for the whole eco-farm system. It is the entry point to the larger farm area and the training area location where people come to learn sustainable, organic farming practices.
Upon entry, the area’s parking lot serves parking needs for staff, visitors and guests while also converting into an organic farmers market on allocated days.
THIS SLIDE SHOW SHOWS THE ECO FARM LIVING CLASSROOM AREA AND THE RECYCLED BUILDING THAT HAS BEEN GENEROUSLY DONATED TO THE PROGRAM AND WILL BE SET ON SITE SOON!
Below is this is the draft design from the Permaculture Designer Course. See how the Taman Petanu parking area doubles as an organic farmer’s market (left side)! Then the Podium in the center of the parking (right side) can be used for skits and mimes!
sketch design by : Faizal Razali and his PDC Bali Sumampan teams
Adjacent to this is a small, basic staff accommodation area. The training hall, deemed as the main structure of the Living Classroom program, is a recycled traditional wooden building, which has already been donated to the TPEN Living Classroom Learning Center program.
Close to the training center, will be a set of locally produced, urine diversion composting toilets which demonstrates eco-techniques for sanitation and provides fertilizer for the nearby a series of homescale demonstration garden beds. Micro-models of home scale animal enclosures are grouped together and include chickens and goats.
Sketch design for area 1, living classrom and homescale demonstration by Robin Francis, an award-winning international permaculture pioneer, designer, educator, presenter, innovator and founder of Permaculture College Australia.
These models serve as a training area for a wider decentralized community animal husbandry and compost production program. Also carefully designed into this area are practical examples of storm water management, and irrigation systems.