Introduction to Natural Building
Sunday Aug 19 2012, 1-5pm
Location:Dragon Fly Retreat
Join us for a jam-packed afternoon to learn the basics of building with EARTH and STRAW, including a tour of a small straw bale and straw clay studio building and a demonstration on plastering straw. This special event is co-hosted with the Toronto Chapter of Architecture for Humanity (AFH) for those interested in natural building and would like to learn from soma earth Director, Ingrid Cryns, a professional straw bale Architect.
The afternoon will consist of:
- Busting the myths about cost, insulation, acoustical & fire ratings.
- History and Ontario permit issues
- Design principles and construction process
- Why natural building is better for our earth and our health!
Transportation and lunch NOT included (So bring a delicious sandwich and carpooling may be possible – contact us!)
Reserve your spot now – limited spaces available!!