Thannal Natural Building Workshop – August 2017 – Essentials of Building with Earth

Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu

 Welcome to the foothills of Arunachala, Thiruvannamalai for the two day weekend workshop “Essentials of Building with Earth”. The workshop is on second weekend of August (12th & 13th). This edition of the workshop is for those who want an introduction to natural building.

The hands-on workshop will cover various natural building materials, process and design. Topics covered in workshop is not limited but includes building with mud, foundations, wood preservation, preventing termites and pests, natural finishes etc.

Dates : 2017 August 12th – 13th (Weekend)

Participation is limited to 15 participants and will be on a first come first serve manner. We are seeking participants with all levels of experience. Most importantly, applicants should have enthusiasm, a deep willingness to learn, an appreciation for working with their hands and bodies, and a good attitude!

Fee: 6500 INR

Please follow the link to Register Here

Workshop Location
Thannal, Tiruvannamalai, Tamilnadu – 606603

Accommodation is arranged from 11th Evening to 13th Evening. Since the workshop starts at 12th 8.30AM , it is recommended to reach Thiruvannamalai by 11th Friday evening (Early accommodation can be arranged up on request).
Please let us know in advance when you will be arriving.
It will be a shared (Twin) accommodation. There will be separate accommodation for ladies and gents.
Accommodation Address : Chola Hotel and Resorts, Chengam Road, Thiruvannamalai
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Nearest Railway Stations: Thiruvannamalai, Kattpadi and Villupuram
Nearest Airpot: Chennai, Bangalore
Auto rickshaws will be arranged on demand for travel between workshop location and accommodation.

Simple south Indian breakfast and lunch will be provided as part of accommodation.
Dinner is not included, you could avail it from any of the nearby restaurants.

Prepare for the day
Please see below links for details of things to carry and other matters of concern.

For any further queries please email us at info@thannal.loc with subject “Workshop Aug 2017”, or you could call us at 8870 56 75 Five Zero. We will try get back to your emails in the same day, so please call us only if that is unavoidable.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
If you want to cancel your reservation before 5th August, we will refund you full amount if we are able to fill the vacancy before 10th August. Otherwise we will refund you 50% amount paid.

Video of workshop Dec 2015