Being sustainable is not enough. We need to be regenerative.
Sourabh Gujar, an ecological builder and permaculture designer, joins to discuss the human impact of living in the hills, the merits of permaculture, natural building, and regenerative design. To read more about Sourabh click here.
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00:00:00 - Intro
00:02:31 - How we met Sourabh?
00:06:50 - What is TIEEDI?
00:11:43 - Permaculture
00:14:18 - Perspective about Architecture
00:18:03 - Background story
00:23:05 - Gandhian philosophy and Motivation to pursue an unconventional path
00:28:25 - What is sustainability?
00:31:28 - How nature influences your creativity?
00:36:30 - Myths about Natural Building
00:45:54 - Security through Architecture and rise of gated communities
00:51:12 - Impact and working with rural communities
00:54:26 - Sensitive design and schooling the world
01:00:20 - Favorite natural material
01:03:13 - Working with your own hands
01:07:42 - Natural building site and working with community
01:15:02 - Fair share models
01:19:18 - Cities 01:21:32 - Dream project
01:23:30 - Advice for students
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You can reach out to Sourabh Gujar on his Instagram handle - @permaculturearchitect