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Saturday, May 14 • 9:00am - Sunday, May 15 • 5:00pm
Structural Insulated Rammed Earth Construction Workshop: 2 Day Practicum

REGISTER HERE: http://sirewallusa.com/courses/

Although the Living Future 2016 tour of Heron Hall has sold out, there is still a chance to check out this unique site. Our partner Sirewall is hosting two rammed earth workshops following the Living Future unConference that are complimentary to this tour. Sign up if you want a deeper understanding of the rammed earth systems being used in the house and how they can be used on other projects. This is a unique opportunity to hear the founder of the Living Building Challenge discuss his philosophy in action.

Structural Insulated Rammed Earth Construction Workshop
Sat, May 14th - Sun, May 15th: 2 Day Practicum ($500)
Mon, May 16th - Fri, May 20th: 5 Day Practicum ($1,000)

Over the course of our workshops, participants will gain an understanding of Rammed Earth Construction and the many benefits of this versatile building method:

  • Identify the key aspects of designing and engineering with structural insulated rammed earth.
  • Gain insight on how rammed earth can be built in a range of climates.
  • Understand soil types and blends required to achieve optimal compressive strength.
  • Understand and experience the process of ramming, as well as placement of rebar and insulation in the wall assembly.

Joss Krayenhoff
 (Master Earth Mason and Co-Owner of Sirewall USA, LLC, ) hosts workshops that will change perceptions about building green and inspire new ways of thinking. Guest Lecturer, Jason F. McLennan, is considered one of the most influential individuals in the green building movement today and the recipient of the prestigious Buckminster Fuller Prize (the planet’s top prize for socially responsible design) as well as the 2016 Award of Excellence winner from Engineering News Record.


Joss Krayenhoff

Co-Owner, Sirewall USA
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Jason F. McLennan

Board President and Founder, International Living Future Institute
Considered one of the most influential individuals in the green building movement today and the recipient of the prestigious Buckminster Fuller Prize, Jason F. McLennan’s work has made a pivotal impact on the shape and direction of green building in the United States and Canada and he is a much sought after presenter and consultant on a wide variety of green building and sustainability topics around the world. McLennan serves as the CEO... Read More →

Saturday May 14, 2016 9:00am - Sunday May 15, 2016 5:00pm
School of Regenerative Design 197 Parfitt Way SW suite 200 - 197 Parfitt Way Southwest, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110