Prof. Declan Kennedy is an Irish architect, urban planner, permaculture designer and ecologist. Founder of the Permaculture Institute of Europe, he has been teaching and practicing urban design, landscape and agricultural planning since 1972.
Declan served as Professor of Urban Design at the Technical University of Berlin, Chairman of the Board of the Global Eco-village Network – www.gen-europe.org – and as Chairman of the Advisory Board at Gaia University International – www.gaiauniversity.org
Declan coauthored with his late wife, Prof. Margrit Kennedy, Designing Ecological Settlements – http://goo.gl/gy0nEe
At 80 years of age, Declan continues traveling the world and teaches ecovillage design from the ecological community which he co-founded and where he lives, Lebensgarten Steyerberg in Lower Saxony, Germany – www.lebensgarten.de (in English at: http://goo.gl/a4RktR ).
Some people say “It is 5 minutes to 12 – for the Earth and for the environment.”
Declan Kennedy says, “the situation on Earth has already tipped over – it is already 5 minutes after 12! But – the good thing about midnight is – it is the beginning of a new day! So – let’s start afresh!”
Please join us for this rare treat of hanging out with Declan.
WHEN: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 7:30pm*
WHERE: L.A. Eco-Village, 117 Bimini Place, Los Angeles 90004
FEE: $5 to $15 sliding scale. No one turned away.
RESERVATIONS: email@example.com or 213/738-1254
*Join us for a veggie potluck in our courtyard at 6:30 pm, if you’d like. PLEASE bring your own non throwaway eating ware and make this a zero waste event.