Revival of Zero %Cement buildings

Natural Building for Everyone


12+ Years of Service

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.

Completed Workshop

50+ hands-on training programmes were conducted and 1500+ people trained.

Books and ebooks

A path to ensure knowledge transfer from ancestors to the future generations.


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.

Roofing method using branches & twigs of plants with waterproofing plasters.

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

Songs that capture people and communities with their essence, journey, and emotions that give awareness to Natural building practices.

Natural Builders Around Us

Here you'll find architects, civil engineers, masons etc & discover Natural builders from every walk of life who have studied with Thannal
Khan Markets Natural Haven A House Built with Earth in the Heart of Delhi Busy Streets FI
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Khan Market’s Natural Haven: A Home Built with Earth in the Heart of Delhi’s Busy Streets

Witness the power of determination as Manisha Thakur builds a sustainable home amidst Delhi's chaos, inspiring eco-conscious living
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Unveiling the Legacy of Ancient Engineers: Natural Building and Sustainable Cities
Revival series

A glimpse into advanced ancient societies

Explore the forgotten civilizations and wisdom of ancient engineers who achieved sustainable cities with natural building techniques. Discover their timeless wisdom for modern sustainability.
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8 Flat Roofing Techniques for Natural Buildings You Need to Know

8 Flat Roofing Techniques for Natural Buildings You Need to Know

Learn about 8 flat roofing techniques for natural buildings without using cement, from mud to limecrete, and traditional methods from India.
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