[Paja]Earth Plaster Workshop in Spain
Fri, 17 Sep 2004 15:31:36 +0000
What: Earth Plastering of a 1 1/2 story, loadbearing, owner-built Strawbale
Where: Aulás, Lleida; Spain (NE Spain, in the foothills of the Pyrenees,
100km north of Lerida and 80 km S. of France)
When: viernes 22 Oct.-miercoles 27 Oct. 2004
Who: Tom Rijven (FR/NL) y Rikki Nitzkin (owner-builder)
(see Tom´s work at
Cost: 150 euros (includes camping, instruction, and all food from dinner
We will mostly be working on the "finish" layer of plaster, although we will
also cover the preparation and rough plastering of a SB wall with straw-clay
plaster. We will also work on sculptural relief and decoration. There will
be demonstrations, instruction and plenty of hands-on experience. We will
also have some videos, slides and lots of information about Strawbale
# participants: 10 maximum
Contact info.: Rikki Nitzkin
tel.: 0034 657 33 51 62
see the house: www.geocities.com/rnitzkin
see the valley: www.ajuntamentdetremp.com/terreta
--for those who would like more hands-on experience, we will continue
working on the house through Friday oct.29. If you would like to stay and
help, I will provide the food and camping free from Weds.27-fri.29--but you
will be expected to help with the cooking and washing up!
--a limited number of work-trade spaces are available for people who cannot
afford the fee--expecially if you can come a few days early to help prepare!
--I cannot personaly any insurance for you during the workshop; If you feel
this is necessary it is possible that Tom Rijven can arrange it. Contact
him at:00 34 603 974684.
CONTACT ME FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION
PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE BY OCT.15 AT THE LATEST!
MSN Latino: el sitio MSN para los hispanos en EE.UU. http://latino.msn.com/