'Natural Dome home live training workshop in Beautiful sea side town of Bodrum, Turkey'.
16th of September until 30th of September 2018
- Bodrum, Turkey.
- $888 investment for the workshop
- $500 for accommodation, food, transport (Camping may be an option for discount - to be verified)
- Equinox, boat ride, and beach celebration.
- Beautiful water front boutique hotel, (shared room).
Learn 2 affordable Dome Home building methods @ one workshop:
Air Crete & Super Adobe
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 eco videos as well meaningful conversations with other students. We will also gather around the fire and enjoy singing combined with live musical instruments. Optional morning meditation and yoga class.
at our training 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
Making 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
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)
Spiral design and custom finishing touches
Time to sight see during event?
We will be working 6 days a week. On Sunday we will have a trip to Bodrum center, where there will be a private boat ride organised to take us to visit a local (Beautiful) uninhabited Island, where people can swim and even Scuba dive with professional instructors. Scuba diving and boat trip will be additional charge, but kept to a minimum if numbers of people is enough.
I have special dietary requirements
We will have Lunch catered for on site, and will all be fresh local produce, prepared locally, and all good healthy organic produce, with some fish and meat options for meat eaters. Breakfast and dinner will be provide at the place of accommodation, and we will issue menu ahead of time for all to make their preferred selections.
Price of the workshop is 880 USD and will include full catering on site. Accommodation and additional meals is not included in this price, but options are listed below. Deposit is not refundable and can be exchanged for our online courses
Accommodation will be off site, about 20 minutes drive (provided by us), at a boutique resort, with pool, beautiful rooms, and sea views, and access to the beach.
Sharing room is $20 a day (14 nights) equals $280
For private room is $40 a day (14 nights) Equals $560
Camping with own tent $10 a night (total $140)
OFF SITE FOOD - Breakfast and evening meal.
Price for Breakfast and evening meal is $20 a day per person ($280) - All efforts will be made to meet all specific dietary requirements, as long as we are informed ahead of time.
Classroom theory + additional video training
Every 3rd or 4th day, there will be a 2 hour classroom time, to review and discuss the details of the project (I will have technical drawings, to show the important details) - each participant will get a full set of drawings for the home/project when they complete the workshop, so can take home with them for their own use - (in Autocad and PDF versions).
Each participant will get full access to workshop video / documentary presentation after they complete, to help remind them of the process, etc (this they will receive in the weeks following).
What do other 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