Online Introduction to SuperAdobe
Beginner | Run Time: 2.5 Hours
Equivalent to "One Day Intro to SuperAdobe" Workshop
In this course you will learn how to build a garden bed and
landscape walls and benches using Superadobe. This class includes the full curriculum taught in our One Day Intro to Superadobe program at Cal-Earth. NOTE: This class does not teach dome building, only the basics of working with Superadobe.
The class covers the following topics in-depth through step-by-step demonstration:
- Tools & Materials
- Mixing the Soil
- Prepping the Site
- Design Layouts
- Compass Set-Up and Footprint
- Managing Moisture
- Starting/Laying/Finishing the Bag
- Tamping/Compaction Strategies
- Laying Barbed Wire
- Connecting Elements
The online class also includes a downloadable handbook with step-by-step instructions.
Beginner | Run Time: 7 hours | $200
For those looking for hands-on demonstrations and lectures, this 12-part video series includes nearly 7 hours of classes. This package includes the Intro to Superadobe Course, the Plasters & Finishes Course (also sold individually, see below) along with 7 additional lessons and 3 supplemental plasters demonstration videos not available for individual purchase. Click to read more.
Run Time 7.5 hours | $75
This series includes 7 films with lectures given by Nader Khalili (1936-2008), founder of CalEarth and inventor of SuperAdobe. These films span 25+ years and include archival footage of his work with Ceramic Houses in Iran, a full documentary of the Eco-Dome being built, and multiple other lectures. Click below to read more about each film and download the full series
HOW DOES THE DIGITAL COURSE WORK?
Immediately after payment, you will be able to download a PDF digital handbook. In the handbook are instructions with a link for where to view and/or download the videos.
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