Building with Spirit 2006

Building with Spirit
Building with Spirit 2006!
A regional Natural Building Colloquium

Wed. Aug. 2 – Sun. Aug. 6, 2006
Thunder Mountain Retreat Center, Bath NY

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Special guest presenter:

“Godfather of underground architecture”

Building with Spirit is a hands-on event with an emphasis on natural building in the northeastern climate.

Join us for four exciting days with the foremost builders, designers and cutting edge presenters in the fields of natural building, renewable energy systems, and permaculture as we explore new and traditional building systems through exciting workshops, demonstrations and seminars. Team up with others to continue work on our showcase structures that were started during the 2004 & 2005 Natural Building Colloquia. PLUS, enjoy other community events including Yoga & Meditation, and Singing & Drumming.

PRESENTERS: Laura Bartels ~ Dan Chiras ~ Sam Droege ~ David Eisenberg ~ Sigi Koko ~ Chris Magwood ~ Darren Molnar-Port ~ Ed Raduazo ~ Rob & Jaki Roy ~ and more

Get Hands on Experience with:

Plaster & Natural Finishes
Log Cabin Construction
Megalithic Stone Raising
Timber Framing

Workshops, Demos & Presentations:

Earth Sheltered Buildings
International Building Projects
Renewable Energy
Alternative Fuels
Building Codes
Straw Clay Infill
Building with Hemp
Passive Solar Design
Solar Energy
and more!

Register Early (includes 3 vegan meals daily plus primitive camping facilities):
50% Deposit due at time of registration – Balance on July 15
Adults (18+): by May 1 $320
by June 1 $340
by July 1 $375

College Students: by May 1 $220
by June 1 $240
by July 1 $275

Youth (5-17 must be accompanied by an adult): by May 1 $120
by June 1 $140
by July 1 $175

VisaMCDiscoverAMEX accepted.
Deposit & Registration fees, less a $100 processing fee, may be refunded until July 15, 2006. No refunds after this date.
(Presenters, workshops & presentations are not final and subject to change.)