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Earth building seminar in the Rhodopes mountain

The first earth building seminar is full, so I propose a new week-end at the beginning of July: 1st and 2nd of July with arrival on June 30th in the evening. During this training you will get practical knowledge about the different earth building techniques: adobe blocks, light-straw walls, earth and lime plasters, pointing with […]

Earth building seminar in the Rhodopi mountain

Spring news

With the arrival of spring the collegues from Europe have started to send me info bulletins about the upcoming earth events: The school for earth building in Wangelin, Germany, organizes a series of lectures and seminars on the topic of earth and lime plasters and tadelakt  > http://lernpunktlehm.de/wp3/?ajde_events=tadelakt-baustellenkurs The Italian architect Sergio Sabadini organizes in Milan in […]

How to renovate an earth plaster

Riccardo de Paoli is an Italian who lives and works in France. His passion is earth plasters. In his blog called “back to earth” he recently published a short movie that shows the gestures for the renovation an earth plaster. Earth plasters are not necessarily bruin dark. They propose a whole range of natural colors. […]

Movie about the use of earth in Bulgaria

Last year in the context of  a European project on the conservation of old knowledge and techniques in building, I gave an interview about the Rahovitza activities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVD-rjGkl7A

Ecocenter in Marocco

Villa Janna is a unique eco center built in the heart of the Moroccan desert entirely from earth. The place holds seminars, teachings and other activities relative to healthy way of life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxUFc061plo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-O6yaGxSHg

Easy and functional breadoven from earth

When a group of programists from Sofia decided to make an outdoor trip to the mountain and wanted to touch and work with earth, without necessarily go deep in the ecobuilding practice, I found it funny to propose to them to realize the most primitive earth breadoven – directly on the ground and with locally […]

Earth news from Bulgaria

Dear ecobuilders, This summe was filled with pleasent meetings, hard work and cheerful moments. In the Rhodopean hamlet Rahovitza, near the village Kosovo, took place two courses on earth construction and the already traditional architecture summer camp with more than twenty participants. And as there are more people willing to undergo the trainting, I propose […]

Second date for the earth building seminar in the Rhodopi

Dear Ecobuilders, The seminar on earth building announced in August  in the village Kossovo is fully booked so I propose a second date for those of you who have interest. 26th и 27th July in Rahovitza, village Kossovo – Central Rhodopi   For more information see the attached document: Програма_Обучение_Раховица_юли2014

Earth building training in the Rhodopi

If you have an old house that you want restored with authentic materials and techniques or you dream to build a new ecological dwelling you would probably be interested to get praktcal skills, ask questions and meet like-minded people. On August 8th and 9th 2014. in the village of Kosovo, Bulgaria, will be hold a seminar on […]