Taller sobre Morteros y revocos de tierra


10-15 October 2016_in Tertsa

The workshop will be held in the village of Tertsa, south Heraklion, in Crete, Greece. We will be hosted in a house in the middle of an amazing “jungle” of mango, pomegranate and papaya trees, lemongrass, grapevine and many more fascinating plants. The Libyan sea is at only 20 min walking distance through a path amongst old stones and banana trees.


–       Thick earthen plaster for thermal correction on the interior walls of the house.

–       Trials for final plaster and application.

–       Theoretical and practical class about earth as a building material & natural plasters (earth and lime)

–       Theoretical and practical class about natural farming.

Instructor and organisation of the workshop

Claire Oiry:  Architect, graduated from the 2-year formation “DSA Architecture de terre” in the School of Architecture of Grenoble, organised by CRAterre.

Helped by: Pauline Fradin, Artisan passionate about earth, ceramics and Mediterranean heritage.

Natural farming

The owner of the house: deeply involved in giving back to nature its wildness and abundance, he has been taking care of his garden and his self-made house for the last 15 years.

Participation fee:
150€ with vegetarian breakfast and lunch.

Ability to come only for the weekend (Friday-Saturday): 50€

Possibility to sleep inside the house or in a tent.

Info & registration:

Email : tospititoupappou@gmail.com
Tel. +30 6986524058

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