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CalEarthItaly Calabria. MediTERRE, the network of Mediterranean professionals of raw earth construction.

Superadobe Earth Dome Workshop

The Cal-Earth Institute (Californian Institute of Earth Architecture) in collaboration with Vide Terra organizes a SuperAdobe workshop in Italy. This 8 days intensive course teaches how to apply the SuperAdobe/earthbag technique for a dome construction.

The workshoppers will receive an official certificate of completion from the Cal-Earth Institute.

During the workshop it will be built a 2,5m (internal diameter) earth dome with a door opening and a window. The purpose of the course is to give the theoretical and practical tools useful to design and build a small earth structure or living space.

The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part.

Theory:
– Earth architecture and the importance of building with earth
– The SuperAdobe technique
– The principle of the arch and of the dome
– Designing a dome
– Practical techniques to analyse earth composition
– Introduction to waterproofing
– Designing more complex structures and living spaces based on the Eco-Dome concept.

Practice:
– Hands on construction of a complete 2,5m earth dome (foundation and structure)
– Creation of openings for doors, windows and ventilation
– Introduction to plastering

Details of the workshop:
https://www.videterra.org/superadobe-earth-dome-workshop-july-2018.html

CalEarthItaly Calabria. MediTERRE, the network of Mediterranean professionals of raw earth construction.

Details

Start:
1 July
End:
8 July
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Website:
https://www.videterra.org/superadobe-earth-dome-workshop-july-2018.html

Organizer

Cal-Earth Institute (Californian Institute of Earth Architecture) & Vide Terra
Phone:
+39 3394178848
Email:
davide@videterra.org
Website:
www.videterra.org

Venue

Paterno Calabro
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