14th of May - 27th of May 2018 @ Bio Veda Head Quarters - JHB, South Africa

Learn 2 affordable  Dome Home building methods in one workshop:

Air Crete & Super Adobe

 

ALL OUR WORKSHOP ATTENDANTS WILL RECEIVE FULL LIVING BIO DOME VIDEO MASTER CLASS

 

THE PROGRAM

Each day we will gather for meals and a quality debrief session of the previous day.

In the evenings there will be a lot of free time for exploration and relaxation where you can enjoy my library of books and eco videos as well meaningful conversations with other students. We will also gather around the fire and enjoy singing combined with live musical instruments.

In the mornings, we will do yoga class followed by a swim in our eco pool. On Sunday we will head for stunning local nature or Stone Circle Ruins.

 

You will learn how to:

  • Design your home using Bio mimicry and solar passive design

  • Draw your future home on the ground

  • Making of an air crete and brick preparation

  • Baking super adobe mix and building a 3 metre room

  • Making of door and window forms and pouring a window frame

  • Installing sandbag foundation and supporting buttresses

  • Installing of sky light, doors and windows (video tutorials). Practical window installation 

  • Building of the walls and roof with air crete bricks

  • Explanation of plumbing of grey water and potable water

  • Plastering and finishing touches (video tutorials and practical)

  • Running the electrical conduits in the walls and installing lights (video tutorials)

What our students say about our live dome training:

“The best way to learn the practical side of earthen bag and an AirCrete dome building techniques. Highly recommended” - JP Pieterse

“Hands-on co-creation at it's best. Truly helpful, insightful and inspirational. The food was awesome. Highly recommended" - Cameron Kirrane

“A playground for innovation, experimentation and connection. An experience I will definitely be repeating.” - Sam Eades

“GoDome! What an awesome, grounding, gathering journey into the elegance of Dome economics. Deep Gratitude.” - Murray van Wyk

“Construction meets Bio Geometry and ecological design, a unique experience for those wanting to change the world for the better.” - Toni Laderach

"Amazing how confident I am, that I am able to replicate everything that was taught at the Dome live training . Entered the workshop with no prior building experience but feel like skills rose from 0 to 100 in just 2 weeks"  - Paul Odendaal

"Thank you so much for not only sharing and introducing us to your library, but also for sharing your home, your family and your knowledge, with us. I learned so very much from those 2 weeks. Not only from the practical building skills but also from the assembled souls. Its hard to put into words the gratitude I feel to you.  Your energy and tenacity is so lovely and infectious. Please continue being you 😊😊 - Autumn Langis