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"Building With Earth" Spring 2005 Lecture & Workshop Series

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  • coho_paul
    Just passing it on, folks... The lecture and tour on the 7th are free, and the following courses are $55.00 each. Work trade is possible. - Paul Building
    Message 1 of 1 , May 1, 2005
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      Just passing it on, folks...
      The lecture and tour on the 7th are free, and the following courses
      are $55.00 each. Work trade is possible.

      - Paul

      "Building With Earth" Spring 2005 Lecture & Workshop Series
      (For printable flyer, click
      http://www.peacemaking.org/posters/earthbuilding.pdf )

      Over half the world's people live in earthen houses. Learn how this
      ancient building material is ecological, affordable and fun.
      Innovative leader in the field offers an inspiring slideshow and
      thought provoking discussion. Practical, hands on workshops teach
      basic design and construction techniques.

      May 7, Saturday Lecture & Tour, 2pm: "The Making of Intaba's Restaurant"
      - Designer Builder Ocean Liff-Anderson takes us on an exciting journey
      from design through integration of earthen features into Corvallis'
      only "hand sculpted restaurant"! Lecture is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

      May 14, Saturday Workshop: "Foundation & Design"
      - From the ground up, building design & siting, foundation, drainage,
      plus passive solar design, roofing options

      May 21, Saturday Workshop: "Basic Earth Building Techniques"
      - Material selection, cob mixing, application methods, built-in
      shelves & niches, arched windows & doors

      June 4, Saturday Workshop: "Earthen Plasters & Finishes"
      - Earthen finishes, interior and exterior plasters, beautiful earthen
      floors for cob & conventional homes

      Co-sponsored by Ahimsa Sanctuary and Intaba's Wood Fired Eatery, an
      innovative organic restaurant inspired by sustainable principals.
      Preregistration required for workshop series, call: (541)929-7564
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