Completed Natural Building Workshops


Completed Workshop 2015Completed Workshop 2016

Completed 2016 Workshops

March 2016 with RVSP School of Architecture Chennai students

in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu (March 19th- 21st)

Thannal Hand Sculpted Homes hands on 3 days workshop with RVSP School of Architecture Chennai students in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu. We really had a nice time day and night with wonderful students introducing natural building with their dedicated faculty Ar.Sneha Rajasekar and Ar. Shahir Ahamad

Completed 2015 Workshops

DEC 2015 Natural Building workshop in

Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu (DEC 11th- 13th)

Different age system in history The Stone Age, The Bronze Age, The Iron Age and now Mud Age
Let there be more villages with natural buildings.
We help to grow more villages and more natural builders.

Natural building processes covered in DEC 2015 workshop
1. Foundation mix
2. Sample dry rubble packing of foundation till plinth.
3. Material library
4. Understanding- lime slaking and filtering, fermentation of kadukai and jaggert, bamboo treatment with boric borax.
5. Cob mixing ( manual,cattle and tractor)
6. Cob wall making
7. Splitting bamboos for wattle
8. Weaving wattle
9. Placing window, door
10. Glass frame making
11. Daub mix, daubing
12. 4 plaster samples
13. Making compressed mud block


JAN 2015 Natural building workshop in

Nelamangala, Bangaluru (JAN 15th- 18th)

It was perfect blend of Matured hands and Young minds. The Thannal four days workshop (Jan 2015) on natural building with support of Jayaram Hr ( The Green Path) at Sukrushi Organic Farm was able to inject need, simplicity and beauty of natural building to all the attendees, even the local villagers came up to see and understand the process, which is the real essence of Thannal.


March 2015 Thannal in School of Architecture CIET

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (March 6th- 8th)

Thannal Hand Sculpted Homes hands on 3 days workshop with School of Architecture CIET,Coimbatore . We really had a nice time day and night with wonderful students introducing natural building ,doing Cob benches and bamboo roofs with their dedicated faculty and amazing HOD- Prof.Ar.L.Malarkodi

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