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EARTHEN BUIDLING WORKSHOPS SLOVAKIA - BANSKÁ ŠTIAVNICA

FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AND ADULTS

JUN - SEPTEMBER 2024

Our earthen home in Slovakia

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After building our earthen home in Slovakia, we'd like to share this important and amazing life skill with others.

We welcome you to join one of our workshop days in the beautiful countryside near Banská Štiavnica,
 where you will experience building with earth, stone and wood,
the most ancient building materials.


 

Photos from our family and adults earthen building workshops below.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

ADULTS
Saturday 8th June
Sunday 9th June
Saturday 15th June
Sunday 16th June
Saturday 22nd June
Sunday 23rd June

FAMILY WORKSHOPS STARTING FROM JULY

EARTHEN BUILDING WORKSHOP - FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

Building with earth is loved by all ages, so we'd like to make this experience available for families with children,

allowing the younger participants to pioneer in their creativity while being supported by parents.

During the family workshop we will construct a bench - playhouse. 

Plant-based lunch with refreshments included throughout the day

Contribution: 45 Euro per person (aged 7+)
Children aged 6 and younger are welcome free of charge.

Limited places available for each workshop

To book your place, send us a message here
or get in touch through WhatsApp  +421 907 166 488 Katarina

EARTHEN BUILDING WORKSHOPS -  ADULTS

The adult course covers a wide range of topics relating to the construction of an earthen building. 
You will gain theoretical and practical knowledge on: building regulations, designing with passive solar and energy saving principles, earth's thermal mass for storing heat, materials/tools needed for building process, planning and building the roof, testing your soil, how to mix materials with correct clay-sand ratios, foundations, drainage, stem wall,
building the walls (with different methods for load-bearing walls or wall fillers), inserting door/window frames, earthen plasters,
earthen floors, advantages/disadvantages of earth, combination with other building materials,
performance of earthen homes during the summer and winter, and much more. 


Workshops available - 1 or 2 days


Duration of the workshop 9.00 - 17.00
Plant-based lunch with refreshments included throughout the day 


Contribution for the workshop:
1 day workshop - 100
 Euro per person 
2 day workshop - 180 Euro per person

Couples/family/group discounts:
1 day workshop 90 Euro per person (when 2 people attending)
2 day workshop 170 Euro per person (when 2 people attending)

 
1 day workshop 80 Euro per person (when 3 or more people attending)
2 day workshop 160 Euro per person (when 3 or more people attending)

Limited places available for each workshop


(for the 2 day workshop possibility to book an accommodation in the local B&B if available
- an extra 12 euros per person per night)

To book your place, send us a message here
or WhatsApp +421 907 166 488 Katarina

PHOTOS FROM FAMILY AND ADULTS EARTHEN BUILDING WORKSHOPS

Adults - Portugal - May 2023

Adults - Portugal - May 2023

Adults - Slovakia - Sept. 2023

Family - Slovakia - Sept. 2023

Adults - Slovakia - Sept. 2023

Adults - Portugal - 9th March 2024

Adults - Portugal - 16th Dec. 2023

Family - Portugal - 14th March 2024