Natural Building Conference 2014 Labour Weekend: Kapiti Coast

Natural Building Conference and House Tours – Kapiti Coast and Wellington
Labour Weekend, 25 – 26 October 2014 and optional hours tour on Monday 27 October

Come along to meet fellow natural building enthusiasts and share a wonderful weekend.
Visit at least eight spectacular homes and listen to the owners/designers talk about their building experiences.
See practical demonstrations on:
– rammed earth construction
– light earth infill panels
– homemade natural paints
– and adobe brick testing

Listen to our keynote speakers Professors Robert and Brenda Vale from the School of Architecture at Victoria University and authors of “Time To Eat The Dog” and “The Autonomous House”.
Be shown around a permaculture garden by Emily Williams one of New Zealand’s permaculture experts.
Hear presentations on a range of sustainable building practices.
Join a “show and tell” session, where participants can share their natural building stories in a short, punchy format.
Question the “ask the experts” panel, led by some of New Zealand’s most experienced natural builders and eco designers.
Get an update on the “New Zealand Earth Building Standards” revision.
Network with experienced owner builders and building professionals.
Shared meals and accommodation on site will add valuable social time to this information packed weekend.

To find out more and register and to book accommodation:
Web: www.earthbuilding.org.nz
Facebook: www.facebook.com/earthbuilding
Or call Verena on ph: 03 5450240 or 021 036 3938
The link to the online mailout is http://eepurl.com/3ymPj

1 comment to Natural Building Conference 2014 Labour Weekend: Kapiti Coast

  • James Bishop

    Hi there, I am interested in attending the conference but like to know much would cost if I attend from after breakfast and stay up until dinner time on Saturday and return all of Sunday?

    Kind regards
    James Bishop
    021 1292016

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