Courses

Our natural building course is comprehensive and covers a range of materials and techniques based on Peter McIntosh’s professional and personal experience working with these approaches and from having lived off-grid since 1999. You will be empowered to be successful and make rational choices whatever the given situation.

Natural building courses 2018

  • 18 – 24 March: Natural building course: materials and techniques (7 category 1 SACAP credits) ~ Jakkalskloof farm 

Natural building collective course South Africa 2018

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…

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

Natural building collective course South Africa 2018

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…

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

Green Building Academy 2018

  • 1 – 30 July: Green Building Academy ~ Comalapa, Guatemala

Participants can expect a solid grounding and hands-on experience in green, sustainable building and construction practices, social development and a rich cultural immersion.  The Academy will take place in Comalapa, Guatemala, and will draw on the expertise of the Academy‘s instructors, who for 9 years have built an 18-building school using state-of-the-art green and sustainable technologies and methods. Read more…

 

https://www.naturalbuildingcollective.com