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Intro to Natural Building

Feb 18 - 19, 2023
Superadobe, adobe brick, 
 Natural plasters

Intro to Natural Building

The goal of this event is to give you a taste of a few of the learning components we teach at our Mojave Center! Read through the schedule below to see what's included!

2 Day Course Schedule

Course program will be held near the Mojave Center and in surrounding desert enviorment. Food Included.


Friday (Arrival)

-Arrive at 6pm

-Camp set up, arrive fed!

-Campfire Hang


Saturday (Day 1)

-Superadobe Building Basics (Build a wall!)

-Stack Adobe Bricks (pre-made)

-Lunch & Dinner included

-Evening Hot Springs (Optional)


Sunday (Day 2) 

-Cobb Plaster 

-Base Plaster 

-Clay Finish Plaster

-Make Adobe Bricks (make new bricks to be stacked later)

-Course Debrief

-Lunch & Dinner included

-Depart after course or leave in the morning


Monday (Departure)

-Depart before 10am



What to expect, what to bring and where to go, listed in the packet below! :)


  • Our Mojave Center!

  • Charleston View, CA

  • 1 Hour West of Las Vegas

  • Exact Address will be send upon Sign up!

Logistics for workshop:

  • Water & power is available

  • Please bring your own camper/shelter - wind resistant tents only*

  • Service is LTE and widely available

  • Bring plenty of work clothes/closed-toed shoes/2x leather gardening gloves/1x working gloves

Current Structures on site:

  • Indoor Classroom

  • Composting Toilet

  • Shower Dome

  • 9 domes finished in the structural phase, some can be used for tent shelters

  • 3 Domes Available for Rentals

  • The HUB - shipping container for storage & electricity hub

  • Community Kitchen


Domes: At this time we have 3 domes for rent. If you'd like to book one please do so in your sign up form. Domes have electricity with lighting and outlets. They were designed for individual students but two people can sleep in there if they enjoy cuddling :) Please bring your own bedding.

BYO Lodging :Please bring your own tent/van/rv for lodging. We can see extreme winds out in the desert, please make sure your tent is wind resistant. No large "family style tents", these will not hold. Ex. no coleman tents. If you need to rent a tent, please let us know in your sign up form.


Nearby air bnb's:

3 Moons Project  - 1/2 Mile away

Use code : 7BGPY1UR for 25% off


Painted Lady - 2 miles away


Shift Pod for rent



Feb 18 & 19, 2023


with own lodging



with dome lodging

  • $250 paid in full to acquire spot

  • 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 will be taken off the remainder payments due

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

Experience Includes:

  • 2 Day Full Experience

  • Professional instruction by The Mojave Center staff

  • Building + Plastering experience

  • Healthy meals during course for any dietary restriction

  • Lunch & Dinner included

  • BYO Breakfast

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