Rammed Earth Building 2-Day

Rammed Earth Building 2-Day Masterclass

Take part in our value-packed weekend of information and practical building.  Participate in the real-life construction of a sustainable dwelling as you learn how to build like a professional from the ground up.

Get yourself ready for 2 exciting days as you learn everything you need to know to start building your own rammed earth projects immediately!  Be captivated as you discover tips and tricks of the trade from one of the best in the industry.

StudioTopics covered over the weekend include:

Rammed Earth Building

  • Site safety
  • Workshop practices
  • Reading architectural plans
  • Site selection and preparation
  • Formwork styles
  • Rammed Earth construction techniques
  • Windows & Doors
  • Roofing options & the Timber Framing Code
  • and much, much more!

To start the second day of our masterclass you have the option of

  1. Participating in a 1 hour sustainable design discussion facilitated by Environmental Designer and author of our e-Book, Sharon Ponsford.or
  2. Assisting on the building site helping our builder to prepare for Day 2 of the masterclass.

Sustainable Design (optional)

  • Solar passive design basics
  • Sustainable Building Practices
  • Sourcing sustainable building materials
  • Architectural Modelling basics
  • How to draw your own concept plans
  • and much, much more!

Course Fees:

Fees are set by the builders as the costs depend on the cost of getting the required building materials and construction equipment to site, so costs vary at certain times of the year


No previous experience or pre-requisites required, this training course is suitable for everyone!

Certificate of Completion

All particpants will receive a certificate of completion, which can be a valuable addition to your resume when applying for your owner-builder license.

Online Rammed Earth Building Forum

To ensure that you obtain the very best from your learning experience you will also become a valued member of our online rammed earth building discussion forum where you can post questions, read information, download building plans for small rammed earth projects, post photos of your projects and share information with our rammed earth builder, building designer, and other like-minded rammed earth building enthusiasts.

More workshops will be scheduled later in the year.

To be notified of the next workshops as soon as they are scheduled, you can click on "Register Your Interest" and join our mailing list.



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