5 Days
Duration
18 +
Age
15th to 19th January 2020
Period

The journey begins

Theme Natural Building
Style Hosted
Intent Giving Back

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Thailand Natural Building Course at Panacea

learning through nutrition, permaculture + mindfulness

5 Day Natural Building Course

 

Panacea is the Greek goddess of healing, hence this centre is a centre for learning how to live sustainably, healthy and heal ourselves and our environment. Located in Central Thailand, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, in the district of Muak Lek. The 2 ha site is on the outskirts of the town of Muak Lek, boarding a large river, local farmers, coconut plantations and a scout camp.

The Client’s vision is to create a community which will showcase and teach sustainable practices. The centre will teach Organic Farming, Natural Building, Appropriate Technology, Permaculture, Yoga, Mindfulness and Reiki Energy Healing.

 

Learning Opportunity on:

  • Earth Selection
  • Adobe Brick Making + Laying
  • Strength Testing Earth Structures
  • Clay Slip straw
  • Cobb making and wall construction
  • Clay, lime + Cassava plaster
  • Building an arch
  • Bamboo Harvesting
  • Treatment
  • Bamboo splitting Cutting and weaving panels

When?

Wednesday 15th – Sunday 19th of January 2020.

 

Is this package for me?

Travel Style Hands-on 5 Day Natural Building Course perfect for couples, friends or the solo adventurer.
Service Level Course will be hosted by Suangsan Chotithamaporn. Natural Build Course + Architecture Lead will be Edward Dale-Harris.
Physical Rating Hands-on physical work that requires a reasonable level of fitness.
Trip Type Small group learning (maximum 10 people)

Inclusions

  • Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner, Drinks
  • Teacher’s fee
  • Camping onsite Accommodation
Price Euro Thai Baht
Fully inclusive 5 Days and 4 Nights ฿2500

 

Address The Panacea Learning Centre, Muak Lek, Saraburi, Thailand
Telephone Number +44 7899 657 128
Email Address

The Panacea Learning Centre, Muak Lek, Saraburi, Thailand. 2 hour Train and Bus options from Bangkok

A natural building on average stores 4 tonnes of carbon in its embodiment. Hence is CARBON NEGATIVE! where as a typical modern build ADDS 6 tonnes of carbon into the air. As a client or an architect if we can choose natural building over modern, we can have a net reduction of  10 tonnes of carbon.

Learning Opportunity on:

  • Earth Selection
  • Adobe Brick Making + Laying
  • Strength Testing Earth Structures
  • Clay Slip straw
  • Cobb making and wall construction
  • Clay, lime + Cassava plaster
  • Building an arch
  • Bamboo Harvesting
  • Treatment
  • Bamboo splitting Cutting and weaving panels

About SAWA

We are a design collective of like minded professionals who facilitate, design and build architectures for all. We often collaborate with individuals, community groups, charities, organisations and governments looking to support challenged communities in a wide range of contexts. These people are often living in poverty with limited access to health and education services. We work sensitively and carefully with our clients and users needs, to provide them with a a desirable asset that enhances their local environment. We look at projects holistically and critically to ensure a progressive, considerate and sustainable solution for all.