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Merritt Hands-On Natural Build Course at the EcoHouse

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Learn building & design techniques using energy-efficient local, natural, sustainable, & accessible materials with a focus on urban applications in this Merritt College Natural Building course. History, current examples, and hands-on experience with cob, straw base, light clay-straw, natural paints, plasters, flooring, and alternatives to lumber; guest lecturers, tours of local projects, and a construction project planned at the Berkeley EcoHouse which includes a cob bench seating area, a shade structure, and an altar/art area.

Sign up today–the course needs a definite amount of enrollees to continue.

Instructor: Marisha Farnsworth. Meets 06/03/13 – 07/31/13 (9 weeks). Natural Building. Mon/Weds — Lec: 9am-10:50am Lab: 11:30am-2:20pm. Rm Number: H108 H108/Field. Class Code: A-30921, B-30923, C-30925. Units 3. LH036 A-C.

Monday, June 3, 2013
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
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