Earthbag Building Workshop
January 19 - 27, 2019
Baja California Sur, Mexico
Create you own Earthbag dOMe hOMe!
Rysheak has worked in the field of eco-construction for over 25 years and believes this Earth Bag technology is one of the most advanced and eco-friendly green building methods available today.
At the site over 90% of construction materials are derived from the land or from the immediate area. This is vastly different from traditional construction where nearly 100% of construction materials are imported and transported to the building site from long distances. These building methods have a huge environmental footprint.
Come explore and learn with Rysheak as he teaches you the skills necessary to build your own super natural home. Super natural, super strong, super beautiful home!
Participants will be able to come for a very full eight day experience. So that people will receive a complete learning experience from start to finish; they will have several structures in various stages of the building process.
Participants will have the opportunity to jump in at any stage that they choose. Of course in week one, we will cover each step moving systematically from preparing the site, the mixing of materials for the bags, filling, placing and compacting and “hanging” of the earth bags. Earthen plasters from rough first coat to a polished and highly detailed finished coat.
This will be an intimate and highly focused workshop where structural integrity and strength will be stressed. We will also focus on completion details and aesthetic elements. This workshop is geared towards the more advanced builder. However we will accommodate those who have less experience.
For those of you who are seriously considering the EB technique to build your own structure this workshop is a must.
About Baja Biosana…
Baja BioSana is located on the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula. They are about 50 minutes from the International Airport in San Jose, airport code (SJD), and the land is nestled into the foothills of the LaLaguna Mountains. The 11,600 Ha (28,664 Acre) LaLaguna Biosphere Reserve is practically their backyard, and they’re located in between the small villages of Agua Caliente and El Chorro – about 9 Km above the town of Santiago.
What is Included?
The workshop includes camping space, three gourmet organic vegan meals per day, yoga, dance, breathwork, local canyon trip with natural freshwater swimming pools, waterfalls and hot springs, and a fun trip to the ocean during whale and dolphin season. Free camping. Glamping and airport pickup at an additional cost.