Earthen Building Techniques and Natural Plasters

Discover the beauty, strength, and simplicity of earthen building techniques and the ways they can add character, mass, and warmth to our homes, outbuildings and more. Learn to source materials, mix and build with cob, adobe, wattle and daub and earthbags.

– Experience several built examples of these materials on-site including a wattle-and-daub bathhouse, an earthen floor in a 20×30 super insulated home, plaster-on-lath interior and exterior walls, and an earth-bermed root cellar with earthbag retaining walls
– Understand the fundamental mixes for different types of earthen building and learn to identify suitable materials
– Bring your own soil samples


Jun 27 - 28 2020


9:30 am - 4:30 pm


$150-200 sliding scale


2091 Route 130
Harrison City, PA 15636

Phone Number

(412) 600-5783

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