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.
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.
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
Natural Builders Around Us
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.
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.
A young Farmer who built his G+1 Natural Home in just 7.7 lakhs
Read about Jagadeesh V, a young farmer who built his eco-friendly home on a budget using Thannal’s techniques. Learn how he worked with local artisans to revive traditional building skills and complete the project quickly and affordably.
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