Company Profile


EcoLogical Solutions Ltd (ELS), established in 1991, is a world leader in the design and creation of sustainable human environments – places where people live, work and play in balance with nature. ELS proudly supports the Global Ecovillage Network Oceania/Asia (GENOA) Inc.


Mission Statement:

  To promote the establishment of sustainable systems by providing ethical and beneficial consultancy and education services which are sensitive to the cultural and environmental circumstances of our clients.

Company Focus – Education:

  Our courses are of international standard and attract participants from around the world. We have over 25 years of experience in the provision of Permaculture and Ecovillage Design courses, in over 30 countries. Our current syllabus includes Ecovillage Design courses, Permaculture Design Certificate internships, and accredited environmental, community and cultural studies immersion courses tailored to the needs of universities.

Company Focus – Consultancy:

  ELS accepts commissions worldwide to design and implement holistic living systems which are ecologically sustainable, economically viable and socially just. We have a broad range of design and project management experience in many environments and countries. Our ecovillage and sustainable designs are noted for their practicality and sensitivity to local environmental and cultural needs. Projects designed and managed by ELS:
  • Foster appropriate use of natural local resources;
  • Create improved social conditions;
  • Minimise erosion and pollution, and counter land degradation; and
  • Retain and maintain natural hydrology and valuable agricultural land.

Core Capabilities include:

  • Land Assessment
  • The design of sustainable, integrated living systems;
  • A solution oriented approach appropriate to cultural and ecological needs;
  • Solution delivery through proven project management methodology;
  • The ability to deliver effective educational programmes either in conjunction with development/ restoration projects, or independently;
  • Specific expertise based on 25 years of practical experience in aspects of sustainable development including ecotourism, village design, forestry, infrastructure, water conservation and waste water management, and ecological restoration.


  Max O. Lindegger and Trudi Lindegger.