Gaia Village is a project of private character with focus on
sustainability, which develops from pristine area of the
municipality of Garopaba-SC. Wishes to set up an example of friendly
environment for the interaction between mankind and the whole - the
Living System – Gaia.
Were of Professor Jose Lutzenberger, in 1997, the first design
formulations for this project which aims to propose, planning,
implementing and demonstrate solutions environmentally responsible,
toward a sustainable development.
Achieved physically in the ownership of the family Werlang and its
company, G. A. Werlang - Management and Environment Ltda, located
near to the beach of Ouvidor, beach of Barra and Garopaba Lagoon,
municipality of Garopaba, southern Santa Catarina state, is
structured from the conception of personal life of Carmen and Gastao
Avelino Werlang, who already in the early 60’s promoted actions
aimed to environmental preservation.
The project with ongoing initiatives at its
headquarters and next to the various communities in the municipality
of Garopaba expands by the construction and consolidation of
networks and partnerships with individuals, communities,
nongovernmental organizations and government agencies.