Stardome Workshop - Portugal

Advanced Design Skills
Summary information

PROJECT: 7m diameter StarDome with wattle and daub stem wall framed with recycled wood

ADVANTAGES: beautiful aesthetics, no previous building skills, quick construction, monolithic lightweight structure, open floor plan, low cost

Star Dome – 3V 3D Mandala
Wattle & Daub: Combination of geological and biological material for convex stem wall
French Drain: water removal and drainage
Nylon Cement: mechanically superior, light weight weather proofing
Sacred Geometry: bioResonance between the human body and pentagramal convex shapes.

This 6 days workshop will be facilitated by Christopher Gardner, a skilled sustainable builder based in Costa Rica who completed his Earth building practicum with Cal Earth Institute in California.
He has been building and facilitating workshops for the last 7 years, both in the United States and Central America and has a strong background experience in Permaculture and Appropriate Technologies

Booking and further information
Telephone number: 
ulgueira - sintra
285 euros
Contact name: 
pedro valdjiu
Dates and times
22 June 2014 to 27 June 2014
Christopher Gardner
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