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Next intensive training in Senegal 4th edition

 

6-20 December 2018 

 

 

INTENSIVE TRAINING IN BIO-CONSTRUCTION

SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE. Vaulted House  EARTH-BAG Toubab Dialaw, SENEGAL 6 - 20 December 2018

African Angara is offering a workshop in Vaulted House with special theory classes with Iliona Outram Khalili |New Earth UK

 

 

African Angara is organizing its next bio-construction / Earth-bag training in collaboration with New Earth UK in Toubab Dialaw, Senegal, with the aim of offering training in Superadobe Vaulted House  / Earth-bag technical architecture, with the possibility professional development in the field of bio-construction.

This training can also be an excellent opportunity to know a new country, a new culture, work in community. We accept people from different backgrounds.

Dates are from 6 to 20 December  2018

 

 

FOR WHOM? 

Our training is for anyone, professional or not, who wants to acquire hands-on knowledge of the Superadobe technique in order to build their own house with the earth of their land.

For example: families who want to build their own homes, people interested in building trades, eco-village projects, NGOs working in the field of housing and infrastructure in Africa, professionals in green building techniques, energy efficient housing, vernacular architecture, etc., students in architecture, civil engineering and graduates or people interested in self-help construction...

 

 

OBJECTIVES

The group of students will build a vault structure of about 7.07m2 according to Superadobe technique, instructed by the director of African Angara: Angel Fulla.

During the training, students will learn the basics of managing the construction of similar sized buildings: knowledge of the art, design principles amongst other things.

The major phases of the construction process will be studied: stakeout, drainage, foundations, site preparation, construction of the structure, opening holes, waterproofing, finishes and screeds, plastering.

 

It is a real hands-on experience of building a house by a group of people who cooperate with each other to strengthen their resources and the skills of the team.

 

The training program will include a theoretical part: 2 sessions of 4 hours each  with Iliona Outram Khalili virtually.

 

 

TEACHERS:

 

Angel Fulla: Practical training instructor

Founder of African Angara. Angel is an experienced Earth-Bag instructor, and constructor of Architecture in Earth, with several years of independent project work in Africa. He received his initial years of training in Sustainable Earth Architecture at the Institute of Eco Building and Sustainability Domoterra, Spain, including Vaulted House Technique with Iliona Khalili, New Earth UK, and Ceramic Technique by the Japanese master Masakazu Kusakabe, Japanese enamels and furnace construction "Smokeless kiln" (Oven Smokeless)

 

Iliona Outram Khalili: Theory  instructor 

Architect and master builder in Earth Architecture, presently researching for a Doctorate. From 1991-2008 she worked with humanitarian architect Nader Khalili to establish Cal-Earth Institute in California, to develop his innovations, leading to the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 2004.  After directing Cal-Earth in 2009, she moved to the Qadiri Rifai Tariqa farm to work with Ansari Sustainable Living, and from  2012 directed New Earth UK, dedicated to Sustainable Eco-Villages. She has conducted workshops and projects in Europe, Africa, and Asia, at universities and conferences, in particular at (Housing and Building Research Institute) in Bangladesh, Emergency Transitional Shelter Project in Nepal, and ‘Ceramic dome: Tagore’ in Kala Bhavana in Santiniketan, India.

 

 

 

DURATION: 15 days

The training program is 15 days (8 hrs / day) for a 7.07 m2 vault including a theoretical part (10% h) and an extended practical training (90% h).

 

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

Maximum group of students: 25 people. Registrations by order of arrival.

 

LOCATION AND ACCOMMODATION

The course will be on the school grounds of the Ecole des Sables, International Center of Traditional and Contemporary Dance of Africa.

The school is located on the heights of the fishing village of Toubab Dialaw 55km south of Dakar, facing the ocean, a lagoon and savannah and extends over 4 acres and a half.

The accommodation will be in a house of Toubab Dialaw.

The meals will be between the house and the building site.

 

COST

The total cost is 820 euros early bird

If you pay after 1 December 900 euros.

The total cost include training, diploma,  accommodation and food for 2 weeks,

and transportation from the airport to Toubab Dialaw (this price does not include the flight to Senegal and bottled drinks).

 

PAYMENT AND DISCOUNTS

To reserve your place, we request a reservation of 350 euros.

The rest of the payment will be made on the first day of the training.

 

*Group of friends: If you want to come in groups of minimum 4 people, a 15% discount will apply for each member of the group

*Couple: 20% discount will be awarded to your partner. If your partner does not wish to take the training but wishes to travel with you, the full board alone will be 250 euros.

*Children: Write to us if you want to come with your children so that we can organize your reception. For children under 6 years full board is offered.

*If you are a citizen and resident in Africa, write to us to study the various payment methods.

 

 

USEFUL INFORMATION:

Expected arrival on 5 December We will pick you up at Dakar airport and we will take you directly to Toubab Dialaw.

The yellow fever vaccine is not mandatory but recommended.

Write to us if you have questions africanangara@gmail.com 

 

www.africanangara.com

http://www.new-earth.org.uk

Some examples of Vaulted house photos:  by Cal Earth

Past Training editions:

1st Training Dome houses

INTENSIVE TRAINING IN BIO-CONSTRUCTION. SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE. EARTH-BAG
Ecole des Sables, SENEGAL 22 December - 15 January 2017

2nd Training​ Dome houses

INTENSIVE TRAINING IN BIO-CONSTRUCTION. SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE. EARTH-BAG
Ecole des Sables, SENEGAL 24 February - 11 March 2018

3rd Training Dome houses

INTENSIVE TRAINING IN BIO-CONSTRUCTION. SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE. EARTH-BAG
Ecole des Sables, SENEGAL 18 July - 3 August 2018

4th Training Vaulted houses

INTENSIVE TRAINING IN BIO-CONSTRUCTION

SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE. Vaulted House  EARTH-BAG Toubab Dialaw, SENEGAL 6 - 19 December 2018

African Angara is offering a workshop in Vaulted House with special theory classes from  Iliona Outram Khalili |New Earth UK.

AFRICAN ANGARA

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