Learn to make Adobe (mud) Bricks by using traditional methods. Learn how to use them in your projects.
About Adobe Bricks:
One of the oldest building material used to build natural homes. Abobe brick making is a simple technology: all one really requires is dirt, water, and a hole in the ground to mix the two--with the "bricks" being formed by hand.
Who can attend:
Anyone above 16 years, Architecture students and anyone interested in sustainable living
Date: 18th November 2018 Sunday
9.30am to 4.30pm
Schedule of the workshop:
Workshop hours - 9.30am to 4.30pm
9.30 - Please do reach the place by this time 9.30 - 9.45 am - Introduction, Read Manual 9.45- 10.45 am - Hands-on work 1 10.45 - 11.00 am - Tea Break 11.00 - 12.30 pm - Hands-on work 2
12.30 - 1.30 pm - Lunch
1.30 - 2.00 pm - Theory on Adobe bricks 2.00 - 2.15 pm - Tea Break 2.15 - 4.00 pm - Hands-on Work 3 4.00 - 4.30 pm - Conclusion of Workshop
Venue: Red Soil Nature Play, Bengaluru
Fee: Rs. 650 per participant (including Lunch and Snacks)
About Instructor: Senthil Nathan K
Senthil is the principal architect of Poetics which has been recognized as one of the Top Ten Young practices in Karnataka state, India by IIA (Indian Institute of Architects) in 2016. In September 2017, he has presented a research paper on Permaculture and Children of the City at UIA (International Union of Architects) congress in Seoul. Senthil is an alumnus of Glenn Murcutt International Master Class, a design-studio program in Australia, conducted by Pritzker Prize awarded Architect Glenn Murcutt. He also participated in BASEhabitat International Summer School on Modern Earthen Architecture and Bamboo Constructions, conducted by University of Art and Design in Linz, Austria. Before starting his own practice in 2005, he has worked with Indias Master architects, Sanjay Mohe and Christopher Charles Benninger. His design works focus on land, people and their environment and aim to create harmony among them.
Senthil has done his Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.,) from REC Trichy (Now NIT Trichy) in 2002. He passed out with out-standing student award and scoring highest marks in his final year thesis. His areas of interests are affordable multi-dwelling Housing, Research on Human Settlements, Community buildings, Open Spaces and Parks, Street pattern and Markets, Urban intervention, Libraries, Open and Alternative schools, Future cities, Children and Architecture, Permaculture and Sustainable Earth Architecture.