Nov 11, 2015 . What do you get when you assemble 150 natural builders and seven days in the middle of nowhere, New Mexico? A whole lot of jabbering, that's for sure. Seriously though, the recent Natural Building Colloquium is what I'm referring to. April and I just returned from a long stint out west, where we..
Feb 4, 2017 . Episode 138: Natural building is good for both people and planet. In this episode we hear from natural builders who are committed to their craft and who create beautiful structures using natural, locally-sourced materials. Recorded at the Natural Building Colloquium at Quail Springs Permaculture Center in..
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Want to get your hands in the mud for some much needed natural building experience? If so, join us for our 5 day introductory Natural Building Essentials Workshop and learn the ins and outs of cob, clay-st, and natural plasters
We ask that all people attending the colloquium have some experience with natural building. This is not the event for the novice builder. That being said, we value the fresh eyes and perspectives, and enthusiasm that comes with a newness to the field. We will strive for a balance of experienced attendees, while also..
1/2/18: Participants of PLEA2018 and SASBE2018 may wish to note: Smart and Sustainable Built Environment Conference, Sydney, 4-7 December 2018. . Vision and Transcending 2030 further promotes the idea of smart, green and resilient cities, with a special focus on green buildings and blue-green infrastructure
The Colloquium is open internationally to multidisciplinary teams meeting the following requirements. Team Formation Criteria: Each team must consist of: 2-4 full-time tertiary students who study preferably in sustainable built environment-related disciplines, e.g. Architecture/ Engineering/ Green Building Studies/ Building..
The search for housing that is healthy, affordable and environmentally responsible is leading a growing number of people to take a fresh look at building techniques long shunned by the modern construction industry. Earth, st and bamboo, once materials of necessity for indigenous and pioneering peoples the world over..
While working on the Honey House project, we were invited to our first Natural Building Colloquium in Southern New Mexico. We had never heard the term natural building but, hey, it sounded like fun! Suddenly we found ourselves cavorting with a tribal gathering of 150 playful, creative, pro-active people innovating..
We offer high quality, hands-on, and family-friendly Natural Building Workshops each year at our Berea, Kentucky homestead location. Check out our full schedule of classes and events!Northeast (U.S.) Natural Building and Living Colloquium .
Jun 16, 2009 . The Northeast Natural Building and Living Colloquium is a "conference" I go to every year. It's not everyone's cup of tea. No continuing education credits are offered. There's no high-power, big-project architectural, engineering, interior designing firm reps to hobnob with. There isn't a product expo in a..
Jul 10, 2015 . Quail Springs sponsors a variety of natural building workshops, from weekend introductions to several week long workshops. Topics encompass a range of earthen building systems including cob, light st clay (slip-st), wattle & daub, adobe brick, earth bag and earthen plasters. Our workshops focus..