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Introduction to Natural Building

While this is an exploratory workshop, technical information will be the primary focus, along with a dialogue about the use of each technique, its origins, relevance and status in the context of building and construction in contemporary settings. The physical intensity of this workshop will be high, and all participants should be in reasonable physical condition to work outdoors, doing physical labor for one full day.                                                                     

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Natural Plasters

Participants will learn how to prepare and apply an array of natural plasters using mud and lime. The applicability and use of additives such as brick powder, charcoal, cow dung, hay, natural pigments etc., will be presented/discussed and practiced. The physical intensity of this workshop is moderate, and all participants should be in reasonable physical condition to work outdoors, doing physical labor for one full day.

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Build Your Own Cob Oven

A safe way to begin to learn how to mould mud for building, making your own cob oven, is a fun, hands-on activity. Participants will create a fully functional Cob oven from scratch. This workshop is the star of this workshop series, simply because you will, by the end of this workshop, be equipped to build a natural cob oven all by yourself. The physical intensity of this workshop will be high, and all participants should be in reasonable physical condition to work outdoors, doing physical labor for one full day.

Earthen Flooring

The process of application of a natural floor has a multi-fold effect on the person laboring hard at laying it. It is a deeply therapeutic way to start or deepen your journey in natural ways of construction. Technically dense, this session will focus on introducing the different methods of laying and levelling a natural floor. The physical intensity of this workshop will be high, and all participants should be in reasonable physical condition to work outdoors, doing physical labor for one full day.

Please Note :

- The workshops will be from 9am to 5pm on all days.

- Tea and snacks will be provided. We request you to bring your own lunch. If you are not able to, we have an organic farm-to-table cafe on site that you can order from.

- Participants List: trowel, metal float, hat/cap, sunscreen, towel, extra set of clothes, shoes, sunglasses, gloves, notebook, stationery, lunch and water bottle

- All Covid 19 related safety protocols will be followed. After due consideration, we have fixed the dates and limited the participant count.

- All dates are subject to governmental restrictions around Covid 19. If a workshop needs to be postponed you will be informed well in advance of the same. If you register for a workshop and it is postponed beyond 60 days, you are entitled to a full refund.