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Dome Plasters

Southern Arizona

July 20 -31, 2024


Southern Arizona

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Plaster Project

Hallway Connection Dome!

8'  and 5' dome connected via a hallway.

Domes labeled Bathroom and Shower

This will be the first dome in the Casa Zata Dome complex.

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Plasters &

Finishwork Only

July 20 - 31st, 2024

8 spots

-Interior Plasters

-Exterior Plasters

-Basic Electrical

-Doors and Windows


Work Day Schedule 

7:30 -  Breakfast

8:30  - Game / Morning Stretch

9:00 - Morning On Site Plaster Session

12:00  - Lunch

1:00 - Afternoon On Site Plaster Session  

5:00 - Work Day End

7:00 - Dinner


Join day by day

Finishing Curriculum

Saturday July 20th

Basic Electrical install

Basic Plumbing

 Sunday July 21st

Interior Clay Base 1st Coat Plaster

Monday July 22ndI

Interior Clay Base 2nd Coat Plaster


July 23 - 24th

Window Install

Door Jam Install

Exterior Base Lime/Cement Plaster

1st & 2nd Coat

Thursday July 25th

Interior Clay Base Touch Up 

Light Fixture install


 Friday July 26 -27th

Paint & Prime Exterior

Sunday July 28th

Break Day to allow interior dry time


Monday July 29th

1st coat fine plaster

Tuesday July 30th

Gravel & Earthen Floor

Wednesday July 31st

Workshop End
Departure Day




Sierra Vista AZ  -1.5 hour southeast of Tucson, AZ

The property is about a 10 minute drive on a dirt road from the main paved road.

 2wd vehicles can make it to the property on the dirt roads.

Higher clearance recommended.

Exact location sent after sign up!


Bring your own food.

You will have access to a camp kitchen and fridge.


Build Site


Join us for an immersive workshop nestled in the serene landscapes of Southern Arizona. 1 hour southeast of Tucson, Arizona. Surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Sky Islands section of the Sonoran Desert, participants can expect to embark on a journey of discovery and inspiration.

The workshop site is a raw piece of land. The land will be the first expansion of the Mojave Center's second campus! This campus gets twice as much rain as our Mojave Campus as it will be another example of natural buildings in a different ecosystems. 

Our workshop offers the unique opportunity to engage with nature firsthand, as we explore the rugged terrain, lush canyons, and vibrant flora and fauna that define this enchanting region. 

Temps: The land sits right under 4500ft of elevation. Temps in July will not exceed 100 degrees. 

Exact building location will be sent after rsvp



Air Bnb

Check Sierra Vista for near by rentals

The property is about a 10 minute drive on a dirt road from the main paved road. A 2wd vehicle can make it to the property on the dirt roads.

Camping at Build Site 

Use the land as base camp. Plenty of land for camping. Will have access to composting toilet, camp shower and camp kitchen. 

Tent Camping, RV & Vans Ok!




Plasters & Finishwork

July 20- 31st, 2024

$125 per day

​​now $65 per day!

summer sale

  • Full payment required upon arrival

  • Alumni enjoy 25% off 

  • Bring a friend & enjoy 15% off - (one friend only, discount goes to you!)

  • Discounts for returning students & bring a friend discounts are by cash payments only

  • Cancellation policy: if you need to cancel last minute we will refund 50% of the deposit made

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