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Straw bale workshop, Portugal september 2013

Nuno Mamede
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Hi Everyone!

We are doing another natural building workshop, this time a 5x8 strawbale, cob and wattle&daub house!

Its in Góis, Central Portugal, near Coimbra, in the mountains of the amazing river Ceira.

So, heres the information about the course:

Natural building opens the doors of a whole new world where we learn to work together and take responsabilities of our existence.

We will learn to draw and build a house using materials as straw, chestnut wood, clay, sand, lime and shale (xisto); and techniques as strawbale, bulkhead, cob and natural plasters.

A theorical and practical workshop, lasting 8 days, in which we'll have the oportunity to visit other eco-builded constructions in the Ceira valley

Where: Vale do Ceira, Góis
Facilitator: Nuno Mamede
When: 31 de Agosto a 8 de Setembro
Price: 400€ (350€ for bookings until the 17 of august), that include tuiton, camping conditions, food, matterials and acess to tools and other resources during the course.

Googledrive folder, where you can find some more info:

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