This training will give participants the chance to work with frame building and hempcrete installation. After the course participants will have an understanding of the key theoretical and practical issues to consider when building with hempcrete, a good understanding of the method of hempcrete building, including the important dos and don'ts, and a very good understanding of working with hemp plaster.
To make known the concepts, the main processes, and techniques of hemp building. The objective will be to teach fundamentals to advanced topics, with a demonstration of practical cases, and apply appropriate techniques.
Who can participate?
Target to amateurs, professionals in the area (or related) of construction, architecture, agriculture, permaculture, and those who want to start and complement their experience and knowledge. No prior experience or tools are required.
This course is subject to a limit of 10 participants.
Saturday - 1 May 2021 9.00 – 10:00 / Theory and examples
10:00 - 11:00 / Online Q&A with Steve Allin (International Hemp Building Association)
11:00 - 11:30 / Coffee break
11:30 – 1.00 / Timber frame, shuttering details, mixing, and application of hempcrete (Obelisk Farm)
1.00 pm – 2.00 pm / Lunch
2.00 – 8:00 / Mixing and application of different hemp plasters (RB&B)
8:00 – 9:00 / Test and farewell
Steve Allin is the director of the International Hemp Building Association and an author, teacher, and pioneer in the use of hemp in construction.
Andris is an experienced hemp farmer, trainer, and he is Obelisk Farm's co-founder.
RB&B is a construction company established in 1995. RB&B team is experienced in building, repairing, renovating, rebuilding, and repairing in an ecologically, clean, and sustainable way.
The course will be delivered in English with translation to Latvian and/or vice-versa.
Food: Lunch and refreshments are included.
Please note the special price (60€) is only available until 31st December 2020. There will be no reimbursement please consider this when you book your place at the Advanced level hemp building course 2021 (1 day).
Please note that photographs, video filming, audio, and live recordings will be taken throughout this event. These will be used by Obelisk Farm for marketing and publicity in our publications, on our website, and on social media. Please contact us if you have any concerns or do not wish to be photographed.
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