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Introduction to Natural Building and Basic fundamentals of materials like mud, lime, bamboo and Surkhi – things you need to know before you use them.
Introduction to Natural Building
Natural building and its relation to traditional building methods
Know the Basics: Mud & Bamboo
Identifying different types of mud through tests. Harvesting, treatment and preservation of bamboo.
Know the Basics: Lime & Surkhi
Knowing Lime Cycle, Sources, Kiln burning, Slaking, Storage, Usage of Lime. Pozzolanic reactions and materials, Natural Cement.
Admixtures from Plant Derivatives
What is the significance of admixtures, How to prepare and use – Kadukkai Jaggery, Neem Tirmeric, Starch and Termite repellent solution.