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Workshops and Events

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Haiti Earthship Academy
January 4 - 29
La Gonave, Haiti

The Haiti project will be happening in January 2021, and located in the small island of La Gonave. During 4 weeks, you will have a few hours of class and theory in the morning and then practice on the construction site. This will allow us to build an Earthship Primary school for local children. Also, part of your tuition fee is going to sponsor local adults to learn how to build. They will attend the Academy with you and help building the school. This is a total win win situation for everyone!

See earthshipbiotecture.com feor more information.

 

Earth Building Online Academy
January 18, 2021

Earth Building Academy has been teaching for 20 years and recently ran a free online pizza oven course and had confirmation that online courses really work. They currently are offering a 3 month series of online classes that starts on Monday, January 18th and they will cap numbers to make sure the live program experience remains productive.

Week 1: Introduction to Natural Building
Week 2: Retrofitting with Natural Materials
Week 3: Earth and Lime Based Natural Plasters
Week 4: Natural Paints and Sealants
Week 5: Earthen Floors
Week 6: Group Consultancy & Guest Speaker
Week 7: Load-bearing Earthen Wall Systems
Week 8: Design, Building Codes & Quantity Surveying
Week 9: Adobe Brick Technique
Week 10: Construction & Building Site Logistics
Week 11: Detailing, Services & Wall Finishes
Week 12: Group Consultancy & Celebration of Participant's Projects

You can sign up for this online course or find out more about it at the Earth Building Academy

Eating from an Earthship Webinar
February 18

Michael Reynolds, creator of the Earthship concept has spent a week with three others sustaining themselves off of an Earthship greenhouse. While food production within Earthships has been criticized in the past, Michael will delve into the best practices and how he optimizes his greenhouse spaces. 60 minutes with Q/A

See earthshipbiotecture.com for more information.

Encounter Earthship Field Study
March 1 - 26
Toas, New Mexico

Build an Earthship from start to finish. 5 days per week 9:00-4:30 on the job site.  Question & Answer session with Michael Reynolds. Housing on campus is available,

See earthshipbiotecture.com for more information.

Earth Workshop
April, 2021
Zirc, Hungary

Earthworkshop Zirc will focus on earth building techniques. Through this practise-based and theoretical-accomplished course you will be trained in rammed earth and clay plaster while building parts of an apartment house and have the chance to experiment in earth laboratory. What you will learn:

• you will learn the principals of the rammed earth construction technique and clay plastering
• you will learn how to create a rammed earth mixture ---> bring min. 5kg of your earth from home so you can learn to create a rammed earth mix and clay plaster with your own earth.
• you will learn how to set up a stable formwork and to use a pneumatic rammer.
• you will build an exterior rammed earth wall and a rammed earth floor.
• you will learn about the benefits of clay plaster and how to apply it!
• you will learn which tools you need to build a rammed earth wall and a rammed earth floor and how to use it.
• you will experiment with different material mixtures and try out different formworks. experienced rammed earth builders will support you along your discovery journey. 

for more information:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2424536577852370 

 

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