natural building

Complete Cottage Build with Cobitat Natural Building

Complete Cabin Build in Hawaii Offered by Cobitat. Go here to see this workshop on our website Five weeks from Foundation to Roof The Farm at Maui Majesty Maui, Hawaii […]

Strawbale Building Workshop hosted by Oso Steen the Canelo Project

Oso Steen will be running a strawbale building workshop on our land in Sierra County, NM. We are building a 320 sq ft tiny home with locally sourced clay plaster. […]

Large Community Cob Oven

Join us for an immersive and hands-on 4-day workshop where you’ll learn the art of building a large cob oven from the ground up. Cob ovens are not only functional […]

The Art of Natural Building

This action-packed, hands-on/feet-on workshop is for adults or youth ages 12 and up accompanied by parents. This week long courses touches on many aspects and styles of natural building, allowing […]

The Arts of Natural Plasters

Instructors: Athena Steen, Michael G. Smith, Viva Hansen and Blair Phillips Want a deep immersion into the Natural Plaster rabbit hole? In this two-week course, you will learn from facilatators […]

35-Day MASTER Natural Building Workshop – Strawbale, PermaHome, Off-Grid

From July 31st to September 3rd we will start another 35-Day Natural Building MASTER Certificate Workshop in Powell River, Canada. This workshop will provide you an opportunity to get hands-on […]

Oakland, CA Cobin Workshop

Learn to convert small sheds and wood frame structures into a backyard tiny home, animal housing or storage. We will be spending time at the Funky Turtle Ecovillage near Oakland, […]

Natural Building Intensive

Instructors: Michael G. Smith, Avani Leitz, and Blair Phillips Want to build an earthen sauna? In this two-week course, get your hands muddy and leave with the skills to build […]

Versaterra Weekend Intro to Earthen Building

Be the Change Project Reno, NV July 15-16, 2023 (Saturday & Sunday) Number of Students: up to 12 Cost: $320 ($280 for locals) Class Description Our two-day introductory workshop will […]

The Art of Natural Plasters: Clay & Lime Finishes

Instructors: Michael G. Smith, Athena Steen, Robert Kolden and Avani Leitz   The Art of Natural Plasters workshop is an immersive learning experience that focuses on the use of traditional […]

Round Pole Timber Framing with Eric Lasotavitch and Blair Phillips

In this two-week hands-on round pole timber frame workshop we will show you how to set concrete piers according to plan and build the frame for a 10×12 gable roofed […]

Natural Building Basics Cob Workshop

This action-packed, hands-on/feet-on workshop is for adults and youth ages 12 and up accompanied by parents who intend to build their own cob home! Test your grit during 10 days […]

Natural Building Cob Certification Course

This action-packed, hands-on/feet-on workshop is for adults who wish to begin their learning journey toward helping others realize their natural building dreams as part of a build crew or to […]

Cob Pallet Shed Build

Join us as we continue building our 6′ x 6′ Cob Pallet Shed that we started in February. It needs shingles on the roof, paint on the fascia boards, a […]

Fundamentals Cob Workshop

Escape winter and start your natural building journey in this 3-Day cob workshop in Southern California. We are continuing with our garden walls project that is the start of our […]