“After spending over ten years of natural building in countries ranging from Argentina, Guatemala, Africa, Thailand and around the US, Miguel Elliott aka “Sir Cobalot” has brought his skills to his hometown of Petaluma, California, a town with a rich history of natural adobe building. Inspired and fascinated at an early age by the earthen ovens at General Vallejo’s old adobe home in Petaluma, Miguel now finds himself specializing in creating various living earth structures such as cob benches, cob ovens, adobe dome saunas and small huts.”
natural building workshops
Ontario Natural Building Coalition
“Do you desire to build your own home one day? Here is your opportunity to get started in an action-packed 1 day primer on what to consider to create and DESIGN your dream home, naturally – offered by Eco-Architect, Ingrid Cryns, of Soma Earth.”
Natural Building Workshops at Quail Springs Permaculture
“When I started this building my intention was to make the building process fun. I invited 5 friends to come work with me for a month, and we got the basic framework up, and we did indeed have a lot of fun doing it! Although I have been the main builder working on and off … Read more
Terra Alta Roundhouse
“A modular, 3-Part Natural Building Intensive, focused on learning multiple earthen building techniques.
Rising Earth Natural Building
“Rising Earth Natural Building represents the professional activities of ecological designer, building contractor, and community facilitator Michael McDonough. Primary work is sustainable design/build with elemental materials (stone, earth, wood, straw) in residential and public contexts.
Aprovecho Sustainable Living Skills Program
“Aprovecho’s Natural Building Program is a design/build school offering educational opportunities in the design and construction of energy efficient structures using sustainable materials. Trainings are offered both for the do-it-yourself home-builder as well as students pursuing a career as a designer/builder.”