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Natural Building for Everyone
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Spreading awareness about Indian natural building methods, through hands-on workshops, online video courses and books
This is a platform for sharing knowledge in natural buildings based on the traditional shelter-making methods in India. The age-old practice of using natural materials available from the surroundings in a way without causing harm to nature is revived. The addition of plant and animal derivatives made these homes durable for centuries.
Books and ebooks
Online tutorial video series Part 1 - 4
India's first natural building App for Online learning tutorial video series in Tamil & English
Research and Development
Scientific research and development involving artisans on traditional natural building methods and techniques
Traditional Rajasthani lime plastering using natural materials like Lime & Surkhi
Reviving the smooth mirror-like traditional Rajasthani Plasters using lime.
Explore Our Workshops
Learn the skill of shelter making by working with your hands on in our Natural building kalari.
Native Farmers Workshop
Natural Plastering and Flooring workshop
10-day long Course
Revival of traditional techniques workshop
Common Man Workshop
Natural Building Music videos
Natural Builders Around Us
Respecting an artisan series: Here, is a compilation of the interview with Nataraja Pillai ayya, on the usage of lime, lime plasters and various mud plasters that were practised in the region of Nagercoil.
Our ancestors had attained a good strength and stabilization in their building, just by using several locally available plant and animal admixtures and handling mud in the right way!
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