The Earth Building Association of NZ (EBANZ) invites you to their annual
“Natural Building Conference”.
Labour weekend: Saturday 25th October and Sunday 26th October 2014 on the Kapiti Coast
(Optional: Monday 27 October 2014 in Wellington)
Come along to meet fellow natural building enthusiasts and share a wonderful weekend.
• Visit at least eight spectacular homes that are constructed using a range of building techniques.
Listen to the owners/ designers talk about their building experiences.
• See practical demonstrations on:
o rammed earth construction
o light earth infill panels
o homemade natural paints
o and adobe brick testing
• Listen to our keynote speakers Professors Robert and Brenda Vale from the School of Architecture at Victoria University and authors of “Time To Eat The Dog” and “The Autonomous House”.
• Be shown around a permaculture garden by Emily Williams one of New Zealand’s permaculture experts
• Hear presentations on a range of sustainable building practices.
• Join a “show and tell” session, where participants can share their natural building stories in a short, punchy format
• Question the “ask the experts” panel, led by some of New Zealand’s most experienced natural builders and eco designers
• Get an update on the “New Zealand Earth Building Standards” revision
• Network with experienced owner builders and building professionals
• Share meals, accommodation and socialise with like-minded people during this information packed weekend
To find out more, register and book your accommodation today
Or call Verena on ph: 03 5450240