Date/Time: May 1, 2014 - May 10, 2014, all day
Location: Dharmalaya Institute (Bir, HP, India)
What: Intensive Service-Learning Workshop
Topic: Vernacular Eco-architecture of the Himalayas
Where: Dharmalaya Institute in Bir, HP, India
When: May 1-10, 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; or approximately $250) including comfortable tent accommodation and healthy meals. For low-income participants, a limited number of work-study scholarships are available.
Information & Registration: For details and registration, see this page on the Dharmalaya Institute’s website.