Earthbag Dome Workshop in Tepoztlan, Mexico

I just found this video on YouTube. Take a look. All content shown here is from Guiding Star Creations. The focus of this workshop was building in a way that connected the structure and the people to the energy flows of the universe. Stella reminded participants to use all of their six senses to touch, … Read more

Earthbag in Djibouti

Djiboutian Red Crescent Society (DRCS) volunteers learned how to build an earthbag structure, during a two-day training seminar held by DRCS, October 28, 2010. The training took place on October 28 and 29 in partnership with a team from the U.S. Army 418th Civil Affairs Battalion. U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Joshua Erickson, a graduate of … Read more

Earthbag Workshop News

Here’s a quick update on our latest workshop with participants from the Philippines who are planning an eco-resort. It was a great workshop and a great group. We built two demonstration structures: a square corner and a partial dome. In addition to practicing each step of construction, this schedule gave us ample time for whiteboard … Read more

Earthbag Roundhouse Workshop

Date: 7 days, April 19-25, 2010 Cost: $500 includes excellent hotel, shuttle van, breakfasts, dinners, snacks Location: Sakon Nakhon, Northeast Thailand Instructor: Owen Geiger Email: strawhouses [@] yahoo dot com Roundhouse information: Round earthbag office, 15’ interior diameter, 18” walls, earthbag foundation Wood doors and windows, small bathroom, earthbag benches 16 sided wood bond beam, … Read more

Workshop Calendars and Bulletin Boards

Perhaps you’re getting ready to build your earthbag house and would like an extra hand (or 5-6!).  At the same time, there are quite a few people looking for hands-on learning opportunities.  Communities have utilized barn raisings and similar events for many years.  Now it’s easy to promote your project and get the help you … Read more