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Wanted: an experienced Earth bag house builder for a workshop from 1 to 14 Sept, in Pristna, Kosovo.

 
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Hello all,

I am writing you because we are looking for someone who is experienced
in building one or two story house from earthbags, to guide us during
a two week building workshop in Pristina, Kosovo, from 1 to 14
September this year.

On the first of September we are starting a 100 day sustainable
laboratory in Skopje and Bitola, Macedonia and in Pristina in Kosovo.
This programme, called unaVision, has a goal to come up with
sustainable solutions for a living, learning and working place
somewhere in Macedonia.

As a kick off teambuilding workshop we are going to build an earthbag
house in Pristina on a piece of land the government provided us for
future use. We are looking now for someone who can teach us how to do
it. So if you have this expertise or do know someone who does, please
write me back so we can contact each other to discuss further details.

Feel encouraged to spread this message to anyone you might find to be
interested.

Of course you are all as well invited to this 100 day workshop. More
information about this can be found on our website www.unaVision.eu.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask me.

Hoping for some positive reactions,

Warm regards
Jan
 
Jan Zijlstra
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Or, if now one is available to come over to Kosovo, does anyone have some good instruction material on the subject?

Thanks again
Jan
 
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Sorry to see no one replied to you, Jan.  I hope you managed to get someone.  

If you're still looking for resources, Kelly Hart posted his website on the Earthbag forum recently, where lots of questions have been asked and answered by experts.  And he's published a book.
 
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