First natural building course of 2016

Announcing our first natural building course for 2016! 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.

The course will be taking place at Wild Spirit Backpacker’s in Nature’s valley from 17 – 23 April. 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.

Drop us an email to book your place and avoid disappointment.

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Mandela day workshops in Bloemfontein

Lebone Mandela day workshopsJoin Peter McIntosh in making adobe bricks for the Lebone Climate-resilient arts, crafts and cultural hub in Bloemfontein on Mandela Day, 18 July. Qala Phelang Tala, the organisation behind Lebone village, is a South African social initiative focusing on sustainable living environments for the poor.

The name Qala Phelang Tala is derived from the Sesotho language, which is one out of 11 official languages in South Africa. The direct translation means ‘start living green’. The aim behind this naming is to influence the perceptions and practices in housing, sustainable human settlements, and water, energy and food security through practical examples or possibilities.

 

Image and text from QPT.

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