EARTH BUILDING COURSES

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COB – Level 1

A 10-minute course will introduce you to the principle of cob technique, its properties and will show examples of cob houses.

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COB – Level 2

A 45-minute course, which covers traditional and contemporary methods of cob, mix preparation and building of the wall. Discover creative designs and properties of cob!

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Earth Brick Masonry – ECVET – Level 2

A 45 minutes ECVET level 2 course about earth masonry, its history vs. today's use, types of masonry and bonding, working process, surfaces of brick walls, vaults and domes.

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Earth Brick Masonry – introduction

A 10-minute course that will show you how and why it is good to use earth bricks in new buildings.

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Earth decorations – appetiser

A 10 min. course, showing wonderfull decorations with earth in the world and in modern houses. You will learn several decoration possibilities.

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Earth Decorations – ECVET – Level 2

A 45 minute long course, ECVET level 2. In the course you will see decorations of different cultures, learn about colours of the earth, what decorations can be made by earth building techniques and earth plastering.

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Earth plaster – appetiser

A 10 min. course on earth plasters. You will learn what earth plaster is, where it can be used and what its advantages and disadvantages are.

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Earth Plaster – ECVET – Level 2

A 45 minutes ECVET Level 2 course. You will learn about composition of earth plaster, preparation of mortar, layers of plaster, substrate preparation, surface treatment and properties.

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Earthen architecture

In 20 minutes, this introduction to earthen architecture will enable you to discover some historical and contemporary buildings built in earth.

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Earthen construction techniques

This 20-minute course briefly introduces the different earthen construction techniques. Find out what is behind the words: adobe, rammed earth, cob, daub, etc.

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Interior Design – ECVET – Level 2

A 45 minutes ECVET level 2 course will show you theory of colours connected to earth, you will learn about earth plaster textures and factures and Interior design.

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Interior design with earth plaster – appetiser

A 10 minute course showing how to think about colours and surfaces of earth plasters in the interior to achieve the feeling you want.

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Physics of earth

This 20 to 30 minute course is an introduction to the physics of earth. On the sand and clay grain scale, discover "how it stands".

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Rammed earth – appetiser

A 10-minute course about rammed earth will show you examples of modern buildings, how a rammed wall is made and what the trends are.

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Rammed Earth – ECVET – Level 2

A 45 minute ECVET level 2 course about rammed earth technique. You will learn about new and traditional use, what raw materials and mixture for rammed earth to use. The course also shows formwork, process of ramming and development trends.

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