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June 2017
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Earthbag Building Workshop in Taos New Mexico by Earth and Sun Sustainable Builders

June 26 - October 27
Miracolo,
PO Box 153, Taos County, NM 87513 United States

CO-CREATE A SUSTAINABLE EARTHBAG HOME JUNE 26 – OCT. 27, 2017 TAOS, NEW MEXICO Join for a week to four months. Earthbag building is an environmentally friendly and affordable building method suitable to most climates and geographies. Building blocks are made with soil collected on the building site and contained in polypropylene woven bags. In certain circumstances the bags are filled with other materials such as gravel, pumice, or sand. The bags can also be made of natural fibers such…

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October 2017
$2200

28-day Complete Cob (Foundations, Walls, Floor & Roof) Guest House in Taylor, Texas (near Austin)

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - November 5 @ 10:00 am
Jess’ Farm,
651 CR 445, Taylor, TX 76574 United States
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Project & Location Make sure you attend this full cob building workshop, the only one we are teaching this year!  In the ideal Texan building season we will come together for one month (weekends will be free) to learn how to build a cob structure from foundation to roof, in lectures and hands-on work.   We will also enjoy extra activities like yoga, chi gong, massage and local outings led by our hostess Jessica and her Austin-based Green Community.  As usual…

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November 2017
$399

Introduction to Cob Workshop

November 6 - November 10
Unnamed Venue,
Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Dates: November 6th – November 10th, 2017 Location: Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica   Come and join us in beautiful Costa Rica for our Introduction to Cob Workshop! We will be constructing a kitchen room extension with cob and a decorative earthen wall for an existing beach home. This is a perfect class for both beginners and experts alike! This workshop is a great experience to learn how to build with cob and to get a broad learning overview of natural…

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$650

Natural Building, Ecological Design, and Mayan Tz´utujil Culture

November 25 @ 5:00 pm - December 2 @ 5:00 pm
Bahia de Santiago, Santiago Atitlan,
Bahia de Santiago, Aldea Tzanchaj, Santiago Atitlan, Solola 503 Guatemala
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An Introduction to Ecological Building Techniques With focus on wattle and daub, earth bags, cob, and natural plasters November 25 — December 2, 2017 Intro to Ecological Construction For thousands of years, people have been building their homes out of the dirt beneath their feet. Natural and vernacular building techniques have roots in every culture around the world, but share the distinction of using local materials, being energy efficient, and having a low ecological footprint. Only during the past century…

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July 2018
$1250

Complete Cob and Natural Building

July 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - July 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
House Alive,
7540 Griffin Lane, Jacksonville, OR 97530 United States

Overview This is the most comprehensive workshop you can find. Decades of teaching on 4 different continents has helped us design this rich learning experience,  giving students the tools they need to become confident earthen builders.  Earth is the mother of all building materials. For millennia, and all over the world, people have used earth to build beautiful, simple, efficient and inexpensive homes. It’s plentiful, ecological and non-toxic. Plus, it can’t burn, won’t rot and is much easier and  easier…

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August 2018
$1250

Complete Cob and Natural Building

August 1, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - August 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
House Alive,
7540 Griffin Lane, Jacksonville, OR 97530 United States

Overview This is the most comprehensive workshop you can find. Decades of teaching on 4 different continents has helped us design this rich learning experience,  giving students the tools they need to become confident earthen builders.  Earth is the mother of all building materials. For millennia, and all over the world, people have used earth to build beautiful, simple, efficient and inexpensive homes. It’s plentiful, ecological and non-toxic. Plus, it can’t burn, won’t rot and is much easier and  easier…

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