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Urban Designer Checklist and


Client Interview
DATE:
CLIENT:

PHONE:

PROPERTY ADDRESS:
CONSULTANT (S):
CLIENT
1.1. CLIENT'S UNDERSTANDING OF PERMACULTURE DESIGN:
1.2. OCCUPANCY (YEARS TO DATE AND FUTURE PLANS):
1.3. NO. OF PEOPLE ON SITE:
1.4. AGE (S):
1.5. OCCUPATION (S):

1.6. EATING HABITS:

1.7. LIKES, DISLIKES AND ALLERGIES:

1.8. ROUTINE HABITS (PATHS / ACTIVITIES):

1.9. LIFESTYLE - CURRENT AND DESIRED:

1.10. TIME TO SPEND WORKING ONSITE - CURRENT AND FUTURE:

1.11. BUDGET FOR DESIGN/SITE WORKS:

1.12. SKILLS( BUILDING, GARDENING, CRAFT):

1.13. DISABILITY (S):

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CLIENT WANTS AND NEEDS

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2.1. OVERALL VISION FOR SITE:

2.2. PRIORITISE GOALS:

2.3. SHORT AND LONG RANGE PRIORITIES:

2.4. PRIORITISE CONCERNS (SPOUSE, RAINFALL, SOIL, SHORT TERM RESIDENCE):

2.5. SPECIFY WANTS AND NEEDS: (WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO EAT, HOW DO YOU LIKE TO RELAX):

2.6. DESIRED LEVEL OF FOOD SELF RELIANCE:

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SITE OVERVIEW

3.2. PROPERTY TENURE (ZONING, EASEMENTS, LOCAL COUNCIL):

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3.1. PROPERTY SIZE:

3.3. OTHER PLANS ETC:

3.4. ON SITE RESOURCES (WIND, WATER, LIGHT, CARBON, BUILDINGS):

3.5. HOUSE AND BUILDING FOOTPRINT:

3.6. VEHICLE NEEDS:

3.7. LIST OF PLANS, MAPS AND DRAWINGS:

3.8. HISTORY OF LAND USE (SOIL CONTAMINATION TEST):

3.9. KNOWN LAND ISSUES (EROSION, FLOODING):

3.10. PRIVACY CURRENT/DESIRED:

3.11. NEIGHBOUR AND ADJOINING LAND LIMITATIONS:

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SITE SPECIFICS

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4.1. LATITUDE AND CLIMATE ZONE:

4.2. ELEVATION:

4.3. SLOPE ORIENTATION AND SOLAR ACCESS:

4.4. VIEWS:

4.5. CONTOURS AND SLOPE:

4.6. MICRO CLIMATES PRESENT:

4.7. WATER SOURCES AND STORAGES:

4.8. WATER QUALITY AND SEASONALITY:

4.9. RAINFALL:

4.10. BORE QUALITY, WATER TABLE:

4.11. FROST AND HEATWAVE TIMINGS (MAX MIN TEMPS):

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4.13. SUNNY AND CLOUDY DAYS:

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4.12. DAYS OF DROUGHT (NO RAINFALL BETWEEN):

4.14. WATER CATCHMENTS AND SIZES:

4.15. WIND (DIRECTION, SPEED, TEMP):

4.16. EROSION AND LAND DAMAGE:

4.17. LAND USE PATTERNS AND ZONES:

4.18. SOIL TYPES:

4.19. MINERAL AND SOIL LIFE TESTS:

4.20. DRAINAGE/ADSORPTION RATES:

4.21. EXISTING VEGETATION (NATIVES, EXOTICS, CONCERNS, TREE CROPS):

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4.23. VINES:

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4.22. GARDENS (FRUIT TREES AND VEGGIES):

4.24. OTHER CROPS:

4.25. HABITATION (FAUNA, NATIVE, EXOTIC, PESTS, PREDATORS):

4.26. LIVESTOCK (CHICKENS, RABBITS, GUINEA PIGS, PIGEONS):

4.27. PETS:

4.28. AQUATICS (PONDS, AQUAPONICS):

4.29. SITE ACCESS (ROADS, FENCING, PATHWAYS):

4.30. FENCING (FIXED, PORTABLE, NEIGHBOURS):

4.31. LOCAL FEATURES (ROCK, WATER, FOREST) :

4.32. HOUSE DESIGN:

4.33. BUILDING DESIGN:

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4.34. ONSITE UTILITIES:

4.35. SITE RESOURCES:

4.36. OPPORTUNITIES:

4.37. LOCAL RESOURCES(PEOPLE, MARKETS, SERVICES, PLANTS, BUILDING MATERIALS):

4.38. LOCAL UTILITIES:

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