Intro to Rammed Earth Building

posted Thursday, May 14, 2015        

Saturday, May 16, 2015
9:00 amto3:00 pm
Sunday, May 17, 2015
9:00 amto3:00 pm

Desert Sky Music, Art & Sustainability Festival In collaboration with Harmony & Health Foundation and Earth Prototypes offer a two day “Intro to Rammed Earth Building” workshop on both May 16 & 17 from 9am – 3pm.

Building with Earth provides us with a deep connection to the land and is an abundant resource of the Sonoran Desert. Come learn how to build 4′ x 8′ Rammed Earth sections and how to install form work, tamping techniques and their specialized tools, along with soil composition and proper wetness.

Students will learn: The basics of Suitable soil selection, soil/cement ratios and how much water is needed, mixing techniques, ramming Method, and simple Formwork design and installation.

Location: Desert Sky Festival Grounds at Harmony & Health Eco‐Village, adjacent to 13554 W. Sacred Earth Way, Tucson, AZ.

Tuition: $40 for the weekend or $25 ‐ per day.

All the particulars and to register.



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