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David Holmgren – Hall of Fame

David Holmgren is the Hall of Fame winner in the 2014 Green Lifestyle Awards.

Holmgren is best known as the co-originator of the permaculture concept following the publication of Permaculture One in 1978.

Within the growing and international permaculture movement, David Holmgren is respected for his commitment to presenting ideas through practical projects and teaching by personal example, that a permaculture lifestyle is a realistic, attractive and powerful alternative to dependent consumerism. 

As well as constant involvement in the practical side of permaculture, Holmgren is passionate about the philosophical and conceptual foundations for sustainability that are highlighted in his major work, Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability (2002) which has been published in 7 languages.

To view his acceptance speech, click here.