Welcome to the foothills of Arunachala, Thiruvannamalai for the two day weekend workshop “Essentials of Building with Earth”. This edition of the workshop is for those who want an introduction to natural building.
The hands-on workshop will cover various natural building materials, process and design. Topics covered in workshop is not limited but includes building with mud (cob, adobe, wattle & daub, CSMB etc), foundations, preventing termites and pests, natural finishes etc.
16th and 17th September 2017 (Saturday and Sunday)
Participation is limited to 15 participants and will be on a first come first serve manner. We are seeking participants with all levels of experience. Most importantly, applicants should have enthusiasm, a deep willingness to learn, an appreciation for working with their hands and a good attitude!
Thannal, Tiruvannamalai, Tamilnadu - 606603
Accommodation is arranged from Friday Evening. Since the workshop starts at 8.30AM Saturday morning, it is recommended to reach Thiruvannamalai by Friday evening (Early accommodation can be arranged up on request).
Please let us know in advance when you will be arriving.
It will be a shared accommodation. There will be separate accommodation for ladies and gents.
Accommodation Address : Hotel Tamilnadu, Polur Road,Thiruvannamalai
Nearest Railway Stations: Thiruvannamalai, Kattpadi and Villupuram
Nearest Airpot: Chennai
Auto rickshaws will be arranged on demand for travel between workshop location and accommodation.
Simple south indian breakfast and lunch will be provided as part of accommodation.
Dinner is not included, you could avail it from any of the nearby restaurants.
Prepare for the day
Please see below links for details of things to carry and other matters of concern.
For any further queries please email us at email@example.com with subject “Workshop Sept 2017”, or you could call us at 8870 56 75 Five Zero. We will try get back to your emails in the same day, so please call us only if that is unavoidable.
If you want to cancel your reservation before 5th September, we will refund you full amount if we are able to fill the vacancy before 14th September. Otherwise we will refund you 50% amount paid.
*It is fine (We encourage) to bring your kids along with you. Let them play with mud.
*We don't entertain non participants at workshop site during workshop hours, unless it is unavoidable (Please let us know in advance).
*Do respect privacy of others when you go visit any nearby sites.
*If you are planning to attend with your family (Spouse/Mother/Father), please get in touch with us before registering.