Courses

Take the first step to a sustainable future by learning hands-on natural and sustainable building skills. Understand the alchemy of how different types of earth work, and do not work together, their potential and limitations. You will also explore questions around sustainable living based in Peter McIntosh’s experience living off-grid since 1999.

Natural building courses

  • 19 – 25 March: Natural building course: materials and techniques (7 category 1 SACAP credits) ~ Jakkalskloof farm 

Take the first step to a sustainable future by learning hands-on natural building skills. Understand the alchemy of how different types of earth work, and do not work together, their potential and limitations. You will also explore questions around sustainable living based in Peter McIntosh’s experience living off-grid since 1999. Read more…

  •  14 October: Natural building course: materials and techniques (7 category 1 SACAP credits) ~ Jakkalskloof farm

You will leave with the theoretical understanding and practical grounding of a range of techniques and materials, so that you are able to make the most appropriate decisions regarding materials and or sustainability once you are ready to begin your project. Read more…
Sustainable building course

  • 24 April – 19 May: Sustainable building course with earth and tyres ~ Delft Early Childhood Development Centre, Cape Town

Take part in a month-long (24/04 – 19/05) sustainable building course brought to you by Natural Building Collective in conjunction with LONG WAY HOME. We will be building a passive solar, earth sheltered building out of tyres, cob, compressed earth bricks, ecobricks and glass bottles at the Delft Early Childhood Development (ECD) centre. Read more…

 

To see what previous participants had to say, visit the Testimonials page; or visit the gallery for photos from our previous courses.

 

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