Category: Events

Festival Archi Matières

Le Pays Voironnais organise le festival Archi Matières du 8 au 14 juin 2015. L’Atelier Alba réalisera une installation en terre crue avec une performance musicale et dansée (Troupe Processus Vital) qui aura lieu lors du décoffrage de la pièce, le samedi 13 Juin de...

Clay plaster – come and learn

Clay Plaster training material has been brought into Estonia, Finland and Sweden in the “Northern Clay Plaster Project, Professional Qualification for Working with Natural and Sustainable Building Materials”, shortly NCPP. For more information : www.northernclay.eu Using earth or clay as building material has a century old...

Conservation des architectures de terre sur les sites archéologiques: nouvelles pratiques et perspectives

Cet ouvrage rassemble les communications présentées lors du séminaire international La conservation des architectures de terre sur les sites archéologiques : nouvelles pratiques et perspectives. Ce séminaire a été organisé par le laboratoire CRAterre-ENSAG de l’Unité de recherche AE&CC à l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de...

Call for communications: Terra 2016 – XIIth World Congress on Earthen Architectures / 11-14 July 2016

Terra 2016 is the twelfth in a series of international events organised since 1972, bringing together academics, professionals and experts, and a broad audience gathering around earthen architectures. The congress is organised under the aegis of the ISCEAH Committee of ICOMOS international, in the framework...

Two new exhibitions on earth construction in Paris

Two new exhibitions on earth construction in Paris starting in December ! Grains de Bâtisseurs Building with earth, from material to architecture From December 13th 2014 to March 14th 2015 Considering sand castles in a different way     L’Espace des Sciences Pierre-Gilles de Gennes hosts...

Reconstruire Haïti après le séisme de janvier 2010: réduction des risques, cultures constructives et développement local

The present work is a synthesis of the cooperation between many Haitian and international organizations who have decided to unite their forces and knowledge in order to deal in the best possible way with the problems caused by the reconstruction of the housing environment following...

Revalorisation de maisons en torchis en Colombie

Les Zones rurales en Colombie ont comme caractéristique la construction de maisons en torchis, en particulier pour les plus démunis, parfois en situation de grande pauvreté. Largement dévalorisé dans l’imaginaire local, ce patrimoine est souvent mal entretenu, se dégrade, ce qui rend ce bâti plus...

CRAterre: newsletter n°6, novembre 2014

This newsletter aims at keeping you informed about training opportunities, the most interesting coming events, as well as on a selection of our projects. It allows you to directly reach the web pages where more information is available. Read the newsletter

BASEhabitat Summer School 2014

BASEhabitat International Summer School

The second BASEhabitat Summer School ON MODERN EARTHEN ARCHITECTURE AND BAMBOO CONSTRUCTIONS will take place in Austria from 14.-28.07.2014 Topics: Learn in theory classes about material science, seismology, history and future of earchten and bamboo architecture Try out in practical workshops how to build with...

World Heritage Series n°36 Earthen Architecture in Today’s World

As announced in UNESCO Web site, “This publication gives an overview of the state of conservation of World Heritage earthen architecture sites as well as outlining the various activities undertaken during the first period of the WHEAP Programme. It reflects on the challenges facing earthen...

Visit of Satprem Maïni to the UNESCO Chair school of earthen architecture in Korea, December 2013

Satprem Maïni, director of the Auroville Earth Institute (AVEI) was invited from the 19th to 24th Dec. 2013 by Mr Kim Soonwung and Dr. Heyzoo Hwang, from TerraKorea, to attend the inauguration ceremony of the “School of UNESCO Chair Earthen Architecture in Korea” and to...

School of UNESCO Chair Earthen Architecture in Korea

Suite à la signature d’une convention entre la collectivité locale « Wanju-Gun » et TerraKorea, la « School of UNESCO Chair Earthen Architecture in Korea » a inaugurée en mai 2013 et la cérémonie officielle a été organisée en décembre 2013. Nom officiel de l’école : School of UNESCO Chair...