What: Intensive Service-Learning Workshop
Topic: Vernacular Eco-architecture of the Himalayas
Where: Dharmalaya Institute in Bir, HP, India
When: 1-10 May, 2014
Language: English & Hindi
Facilitators: Mark Moore, Sourabh Phadke, Naresh Sharma, et al.
Description: Residential service-learning programme at the Dharmalaya Institute with hands-on training in green building and more. Learn to build earthen structures in the style of esteemed eco-architect Didi Contractor, while contemplating our relationship with nature and the value of sustainable and compassionate living.
Workshops and groups sessions may include the following:
- Hands-on education in traditional earthen architecture of the Himalayas
- Natural landscaping and organic gardening
- Meditation and connected movement (morning/evening sessions)
Cost: Rs 1500 per day (Rs 15,000 total) including comfortable tent accommodation and healthy meals. For low-income participants, a limited number of work-study scholarships are available (please contact us for details).
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