San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Be prepared to get hands-on, designing and constructing multiple earth bag structures. Learn the principles of the arch, earth bag construction, dome building, and cistern/water collection technologies.
When & Where
Biko was trained at a young age in masonry by his father. Together they worked restoring plantation homes and churches in the South. He spent years as a student and employee at the Ecovillage Training Center, where he worked to design and build the ETC campus. He studied sustainable building and development in South Africa, and with sixteen years of natural building experience, he has built with stone, cob, straw bale, adobe, straw clay slip, and cordwood, in the U.S., South Africa, Italy, India, and Ghana.