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SuperAdobe Dome Build 2024

11-25 September 2024 and  27 Sept - 4 October 2024

Superadobe Dome Build 2024

 

Learn to build a Superadobe Dome with ensuite shower whilst experiencing off-grid life, immersed in nature.

 

I'm Adam, superadobe builder and project leader of Tao Valley, a school of nature in central Portugal. This September, I am running a course to build a dome and teach people how to do it. It will be my fifth build. My first was in Italy where I learned the technique of superadobe construction from architect and CalEarth alumni, Davide Fresca.

 

I will teach you everything that there is to know, the theory and practical aspects of superadobe construction. This includes laying the bags, creating the ideal earthen mix, building arches and earthen plastering, to name a few. 

Dates and Prices

 

This course build will be staged in two parts.

 

11-25 September 2024 

Superadobe Dome Build

 900€ (700€)*
 

27 September -  4 October 2024

Plastering and finishing

450€ (350€)*

 

* Discounts for participants who bring their own tent or campervan.

 

Reserving your place requires a 100€ non-refundable deposit and then payment in full one week before the start of the build.

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Here's a Typical Day

(subject to change depending on weather, etc):

0730 Morning meeting and sharing circle

0800 Build
0900 Breakfast
1000 Build
1300 Break with healthy snacks
1400 Build
1600 Yoga (optional)
1800 Dinner

1900 Free time/movie
2100 Quiet time
2200 Lights out

 

We will work 5 days a week, weather permitting,

with two consecutive days off.

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What's Included?

 

Included in the course price is:

  • Vegetarian meals plus snacks, including weekends;

  • Accommodation (twin shared bell tent with comfortable mattress), unless you want to bring your own accommodation;

  • Tuition;

  • Yoga classes;

  • Outdoor cinema (once per week)

 

Not included

  • Bedding, please bring your own single bedsheet, pillow case and sleeping bag.

  • Transport costs (full details of how to get here will be provided).

  • Work gloves (details provided later)

  • Medical insurance

 

Aside from the build, being here will give you an experience of retreat life in an off-grid environment, a wonderful team working experience, yoga lessons and amazingly fresh vegetarian meals. Click on this link to discover more about daily life at Tao Valley.

 

To be part of this experience, please fill out the form below. I will get back to you in a couple of days.

 

Best wishes,

 

Adam

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How can you help?

VOLUNTEER

To be a Tao Valley Volunteer - please check out the Tao Valley Workaway Page

Meditation, permaculture and eco-building in Sarzades, Portugal (workaway.info)

SPONSOR

Want to help but can't be here? How about becoming a sponsor?

All sponsors are welcome to come and stay on the project.

Here is our crowdfunding page:

https://donorbox.org/building-a-school-of-nature

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