We are losing 5 billion acres of forest each year, used for heating our homes. Emulating the models, systems, and elements of nature we have developed an affordable DIY home, for cold climate. Wautillarium passively achieves year-round comfortable t°, using laws of physics and compost producing thermophilic bacteria. This Living Bio Shelter Organism is an innovative, game-changing building technology, inspired by and in alignment with nature. We invite you to co-create the 1st prototype, to be used as a creative & experimental communal immersion LAB, that will inspire others to tread lightly on the Earth".
We, Alosha and Zoya Lynoff invite you to spend a month with us in Russia, building a revolutionary eco home and working with our traumas & emotional states
We will be building Wautillarium eco-home acting as a living laboratory, pottery studio as well as an R&D center for kids & adults.
What is a Wautillarium???
It is a revolutionary autonomous eco-home designed to withstand extreme cold climate areas of our planet without the use of firewood or fossil fuels. Having a built-in self-heating mechanism with thermophilic bacteria, Wautillarium home taps into the energy of the sun and laws of physics to provide a stable temperature year-round.
The first 2 prototypes are going to be used as research experimental LABs & communal creative spaces. This fractal will seed worldwide through live & online workshops as well as a DIY VR book.
Currently, large mature trees are being burned by a single home in one winter month. This mass genocide is happening on a global scale, depleting our planetary’s living lungs. Inspired by the science of Bio-Geometry and Bio-Architecture I mimicked nature's genius to develop a functional dwelling that heats, feeds, and cleans up after its inhabitants whilst being curvilinear and comfortable.
The Wautillarium is made from recycled waste materials mixed with earth, and once plastered, will not off-gas any toxic fumes (tested and verified), thereby resulting in a safe and healthy EcoHome to inhabit. Wautillarium Autonomous BioShelter provides a nurturing habitat and mutually rewarding symbiotic relationship between the planet and human alike;
Self-heating & cooling through storage solar energy in thermal mass and thermophilic bacteria that break down carbon and nitrogen to produce a wealth of compost
Construction materials are post-consumer waste & superadobe
Upcycled all of its wastewater for food production, toilet flushing, and heating
DIY wind turbine and solar panels to provide for its own power needs
Harvested, stored, filtered, and pressurized rain/snow for all the water needs
Grew year around nutrient-dense food using living machine & EM technology
Has built-in fun interactive nature emergence Lab for year-around play with dream catcher climbing net, 3D solar calendar Almanac, wind flutes, rainbows, brewing of EM and compost tea as well as air operated living machine
Sacred Geometry is built into all the foundation to height ratios - EMR Technology is humanized through BioGeometrical design.
Whats our Internship about?
Together with 3-4 other students, we will go on a deep journey to construct a fully solar passive eco home for the subzero freezing climate.
The building of this unit is spread out over several months due to its complexity and precision of construction. Therefore you can choose which part of the build you want to partake in; the below list is a guideline of the construction process.
There are 4 different phases that will start in August until the end of November. The entire process will be recorded on video and organized into structured video lessons. So if you missed any part of the build you will be able to watch it anywhere, anytime. The full video course will be complete by the end of 2022.
The construction will be interwoven with personal inner work on our emotional states. This consciousness integration work is inseparable and vital for all future projects. Without it, no matter how beneficial for the planet at the start, any type of construction will attract competition, rivalry, hierarchy, and a wish to build "mine better than yours" at the end of the day.
We possess all these socially imprinted programs, whether we realize it or not. Over time, our good intentions will slowly warp out, bringing us into competitive mode no matter how eco-friendly and wonderful our projects are. The process work will help us shed some of the trauma and baggage that hinders us from truly thriving. (more info here)
Construction of foundation (TBC - Covid borders closed)
Preparing site and marking the home on the ground
excavation of vesica Piscis shape for foundation
setting up the drainage
setting up of the insulation
geothermal underground pipework
truck tire Earthship sewer set
setting up of the grey & black water plumbing at subfloor level
setting up of the liner for grey and black water botanical cells (wetlands)
preparation of the footing for the rest of the house to stand on
Construction of house wall structure (TBC - Covid borders closed)
construction of the tire walls
construction of the superadobe walls
setting up all the necessary geothermal pipework fittings at the right places for heat exchange mechanisms
setting up of all the necessary water piper work fittings for necessary heat exchangers
setting up of the footings for all the tunnels- Building of the geodesic tunnel - Building of the geodesic dome - Building of the tapered polycarbonate tunnel - setting up of all the pipework to take heat off the tp of tunnels and push into the berm- setting up of the floor heat exchanger - Building of the wooden arch forms for entranceways
launching fan work and getting the heat exchange and geothermal pipes to operate in synchronicity
Construction of the Gaudi brick and Ferro cement roof structure (TBC - Covid borders closed)
for this part of the session, we have invited a Russian architect to lead the construction of the roof using bricks and I will lead a different roof construction using Ferro cement which I learned in Mexico.
Beam preparation for bricks or Ferro cement roof to sit on
planning life-size sung Flexi pipes
making of the necessary forms
theory on the geometry of catenary shapes
construction of the mesh
the building of the roof with bricks lean by an architect
plastering of Ferro cement mesh
filling the roof with soil (using a machine)
treating rainwater catchment
setting up of the snowmelt mechanist to harvest snow in winter
planting out of the roof layer
setting up of the insulation
Setting up of the living eco-tech (TBC - Covid borders closed)
planting out of the wetlands / botanical cells
building a living machine as per John Todd’s methodology
planting of the black water wetland
setting up of the heat exchangers
The building of the Water Organising Module ( WOM ) as per the Earthship methodology
building a biochar water filter and merging it with WOM & Living Machine to create superb living drinking and bathing water
building a leach field for sewerage overflow
plumbing up of the Septic
testing water flows and overall performance
testing water quality and discussing their results
Setting up of the compost heating reactor
Troubleshooting of any ecosystems that are not operating as they should be and making future design alternation
what makes wautillarium different from other eco-homes
DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR COLD CLIMATE
Thick wall mass including wall and roof insulation as per Earthship design. In addition we'll be adding insulation under the floor to stop "heat sink" effect. Wautillarium will tap into Geothermal heat & use Jean Pain wood chip compost method to warm up water and air. It will include a "super efficient russian oven" which will double up for sauna + kitchen cooking with all excess heat storing in the walls and MASS couch. it is developed not to heat space in summer
NATURAL & RECYCLED MATERIALS
The home will be build using tires in the foundation, earth, cans and bottles as per Earthship design. Superadobe will replace 2/3rds of the tyre walls. I have great experience and love for this material as seen from my previous living eco home training. By building this home with 200 tyres, cans and bottles you will counterbalance all the waste you will produce through out your life.
WATER ORGANISING MODULE
I have reworked a typical W.O.M. from Earthship by combining it with our robust Slow Sand Bio Char filter. This allowed to substantially drop the price and increase the quality of drinking water whilst using up filtration medium which is prepared by home owner (gravel, sand and biochar) This module will include all the practical steps necessary to deliver stored water to all the taps. We will also include the implosion device to revitalize the drinking water.
POWER ORGANISING MODULE
This module will deliver electricity to your home and all of your appliances. In addition to standard solar we will also be using a steam powered 3 kWa generator which will be connected to the wood fired oven. This will give us big power only when we need it for power tools, whilst all excess heat will be stored in the mass wall for winter use. This contraption will greatly reduce the price of the off-the=power-grid battery bank and solar/wind/hydro system.
LIVING AIR REVITALIZATION MODULE
In summer the cool air will be pulled in from the northern side. In winter the fresh air will be taken underground 30 metres away, allowing it to be heated geothermally and enter into the oven. When the oven is not fired it will just be used as a warm fresh air inlet when fired it will create a very unique negative pressure zone (tried & tested) and warm the floor without conventional piping at a fraction of the cost. All air will be filtered with fungi filter
BIOGEOMETRY & EMR PROTECTION
During my bio-geometry training with Ibrahim Karim, I've learned about the harmful effects of geopathic stress and the importance of testing the land prior to the positioning of sleeping spaces. You'll learn how to test your own site. Certainertain geometries will be used in the construction + metal waste into the building material to create a protective layer. The entire home is designed using sacred geometry which will add to the overall wellness of the dweller.
At the front of the house under a separate green house will be an aquaculture pool which will take use up the final overflow water from the wetland treated septic. This water will be further polished up by John Todd's Living Eco Machine, that I am testing out right now. I am hoping that this water will be clean enough for swimming as well as it will constantly circulate through the aqua botanical cell as well as eco machine and separate biochar filter.
BUILT LO-TECH & AFFORDABLY
The price of a global Earthship is 400.000 USD as stated by my teacher Mike Reynolds. I have redesigned the home adding some of the unique methods I've been building with for the last 13 years. With simplified tire septic, dream catcher mezzanine, DIY water reservoir, living roof, polycarbonate green house, significantly smaller solar system as well as superadobe walls; will bring the constrcution cost right down whilst making the actual build easier with way less crew.
You will immerse yourself in practical creativity and interesting discussions with myself and a little with Zoya. We will do some process work should you choose to in order to process some of the trauma that is hindering you from thriving within your life.
I am a creative inventor with a wealth of practical knowledge and practical expertise in eco-home & ecosystem construction. Therefore if you have any questions with regards to your own build I will be happy to assist.
I will lead theoretical lessons on the subjects that we will be building. You will get all the other theory & practical for this entire home in the video training as mentioned above.
The tuition fee
The tuition fee for a 4-week apprenticeship will be 1300 USD which includes food and accommodation as well as our full online video course. Your tuition fee will go towards ecological training & research lab for children.
Accommodation is included. We'll rent a home nearby where you will be comfortable.
Additional information. We will enjoy a few hikes, nature, swimming, saunas and get to visit a few cultural spots as well as one eco-village. We will also go to St Petersburg to see the amazing architecture and cathedrals. Research Pushkinskiye Gory Nature Reserve, our land is 10 km away... an amazing cultural place for us to enjoy a few inspiring evenings at...
My name is Alosha Lynov, I am a founder of Bio-Veda Academy
My love for Bio Architecture and nature started back in 2000with curvilinear decor of clubs and events (3D Deco). This set me on a journey around the world in search of structural Gaudi forms. In 2007 I went to Mexico on a flying concrete workshop with Steve Kohler and this spun me further on a journey around the world learning practical permaculture wisdom as well as EMR & Geopathic stress protection from international ecological masters Mike Reynolds (1 month Earthship academy and apprenticeship in Malawi), Geoff Lawton (Permaculture Design Course) Ibrahim Karim (Bio Geometry, Nader Khalili (Cal-Earth), Hajjar Gibran (Dome Gaia), Josh Kearns (slow sand biochar filtration), John Todd (living machines) and a few others.
I have practically experimented with all the learned wisdom on my farm as well as our urban permaculture playground homestead. Now that I have relocated to Russia I am busy redesigning an Earthship to be temperature stable in the harshest northern climates of our planet with no winter sun - WAUTILLARIUM BIOTECTURE
Making countless expensive mistakes in my permaculture ecosystems assisted me to perfect nature-inspired eco-tech.
My ethos to mimic nature's genius as we catch what comes from the sky, treat wastewater and garbage as assets, and creatively use natural resources to create self-regenerative Bio-Architectural homes induced with beauty, life force, and self-regeneration.
I am not prepared to close my eyes to the ecological disaster which is approaching at a scary pace, When one is not hiding from the truth like it is accustomed by our society, we clearly see the necessary steps that we ought to undertake in the shortest time frame. These exact action steps are what we are disseminating through our live and online training all over the world.
Together with my wife Zoya we are not just bringing up the urgency towards actions on our ecological state, we put the emphasis on our inner emotional states that result in our cancerous actions that lead towards an ecological catastrophe. Join our youtube channel
"By watching the videos on your course, I feel as if I have been there in person"
As an online student of your bioveda.co, first of all, I would like to thank you for the fabulous course - the sharing of all your videos, the ideas that work, the mistakes, the failure etc. By watching the videos on your course, I feel as if I have been there in person doing the course and this had boosted my confidence to such a level that I could dream of building my own dome house.
To cut the story short, last September an opportunity came my way to purchase land. I started to build a dome house in that land with effect from 19th November 2018. The dome house is under construction and I am attaching herewith the today's photos and videos of the construction. Once complete this may be the first residential dome house in India.
Being in India, you know, there are a lot of disadvantages. Even though I am very much interested to build an aircrete or a superadobe dome, I found out that it is very very difficult (impossible, you may say) to get materials for the same.
In the end, I have to make a compromise. I thought let me see if I can build the dome house using materials and resources that are available locally. With that in mind, I went to the village, where my land is, and select a team of skilled and unskilled labourers (daily wages) and started. I am using AAC blocks to build the dome house, which is similar to aircrete blocks and very lightweight.
Since 19th November 2018, I am been thinking of writing to you, but then I thought that when I have a problem, I will write. But till date, the construction is going smoothly. Today after me and a friend filmed the construction using his drone camera, I feel that I should not wait any longer and should share this with you.
Pearlet Toi - India
"my mind is opening to all the incredible applications"
I have enjoyed every minute of the education presented in your living eco-home course. More importantly, my mind is opening to all the incredible applications in and around my home and community. I can’t wait to see my wetlands and gardens flourishing with abundance. I’m so grateful to witness simple solutions I can implement. I see conquest of the challenges we all face as we make a better home for our families.
I also shared your videos with my 9-year-old and 4th-grade students here in Utah in the United States. I have never seen them so excited. They were researching and talking about permaculture, aquaponics, kombucha, and the incredibly beautiful design work of Gaudi. So much fun and so inspiring. I look forward to be seeing the future they create. Thank you, Alosha, for planting a visionary seed in the minds of our children. I am so excited to try the methods you have shown here.
"Your course is Awesome"
Thank you so much for all of the time and effort you put into it! I am also grateful for showing the mistakes you made in the videos as they are also great for learning. I am in the process of starting the wetland section in the watercourse and am very much looking forward to learning the techniques, plants, and processes you are using.
Please know that even if there is a slow start to your dream you have changed our lives, and if you can do that with at least one person it is worth it because in time another person will see the value. And perhaps the seed needs to wait before germinating.
Thank you for all of your work and the classes. What you are doing is really important.
In gratitude, Shawn and Renae
" I found it to be impressively thorough and downright entertaining"
I am still in the midst of the training. I have greatly enjoyed it thus far and plan to continue working through the material. I have been so inspired by this course I am now planning for a future career move to contract and build eco-homes in my region.!!
I consider myself a 3rd-gen permaculturist. I am a 31-year-old female and live in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
"Thank you for your excellent Instruction and Pioneering"
Hello, Former Student here just wanted to Thank You for your amazing Creative Spirit and for being such a Great Teacher as well. I’ve recently shared my plans for my own Home and much of it was Due to your excellent Instruction and Pioneering, look for my Shout-out to BioVeda Academy in this Video Tour. It would be a great life achievement if I could also someday travel to Russia and Create together with someone I consider a great mentor,
Mat & Diana