Click on the video below for a tour of Thannal campus. Thannal campus is located in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu.
Details of Campus visit
If you are interested in visiting our campus, please get in touch with us in advance to arrange your visit. Our campus serves as both our residence and research area, and scheduling appointments helps us ensure a smooth and informative visit for you.
To schedule a visit, please get in touch with us using the form below, and we will be happy to assist you in making the necessary arrangements. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in this matter.
We also emphasize the importance of scheduling a visit, as drop-in visits require prior appointments for us to entertain them. This is because we dedicate every moment on our campus to valuable documentation and research; unexpected visits can disrupt our work.
For your convenience, we offer guided tours of our campus, providing explanations and insights about our various buildings and research areas. We typically conduct these tours at 3:00 PM.
Students who are coming for research, thesis work, site visits and similar purposes are encouraged to review our articles in blogs and videos on our YouTube channel. Being familiar with our content will enable us to assist you more effectively. Therefore, please refrain from visiting us without adequate preparation.
Kindly go through the questions below before contacting us to help you better.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some answers to the questions we receive the most.
If we missed anything, please do not hesitate to contact us. We’ll be happy to help.
Thannal, which means ‘shade,’ offers a range of unique services under Thannal Natural Homes:
- Hands-On Workshop: Immerse yourself in the art of shelter-making through our hands-on workshops in our Natural Building Kalari.
- Self-Paced Online Courses: Explore the wisdom of Indian Natural Building from the convenience of your pocket. Accessible globally, these online courses allow you to learn anytime, anywhere.
- Build Your Natural Home: Thannal’s Construction Wing takes on the challenge of urban and reverse migrant construction with innovative solutions. Create your natural, sustainable dwelling with our experts.
Checkout our ‘Build a natural home’ Initiative by following the embedded link to explore this exciting opportunity.
There are two factors mainly affecting the cost of natural building: Labour and material. If you get your materials on the site itself, the price will be coming down. Few factors which affecting cost are,
New doors & window vs Reclaimed doors & window
Working with three master Mason vs You & your friends working with one Mason
We have attained the cost of natural building about Rs. 1000/- to Rs. 2500/- per square foot.
We are currently working on ‘Cost of building’ in detail. It will be published soon through our publications.
We appreciate text or voice messages over direct calls. For urgent matters, please send a detailed written or voice message so we can assist you effectively.
You can join our WhatsApp group for new Thannal Natural building videos, articles, workshop updates, books, visiting us, online class, other Natural builders’ information. So kindly do remind us if the WhatsApp group gets filled.
If you have other specific queries, you can reach out to us at:
- Thannal Support: thannalroots<@>gmail.com
- Self-paced Online Back-home course series support: thannalbhm<@>gmail.com
- For inquiries related to building your natural home: mudandlime.thannal<@>gmail.com
Areas in which you can work with Thannal are Apprenticeship, Internships, Volunteering, Translators, giving voice over for videos and Video editors. When we open a new vacancy, we will update it on the Vacancy page. So please go to respective pages to know about Apprenticeship & Internship and Volunteering.