AiNS offers periodic classes and lectures in Southern California covering a variety of adobe related topics, including: Introduction to Earthen Architecture, Adobe Basics, Hornos and Earthen Ovens, Earthen Finishes, Making Adobe Bricks. See below for our upcoming classes.
May 3 & August 2, 2020
A 4-hour long hands on introduction to the basics of adobe brick making, including soil sourcing and testing, form design, curing and stabilizers.
This week long course covers the fundamentals of building earthen walls using adobe bricks. We will be laying adobes onto the foundation wall course by course ending with the installation of a wood bond beam at the top.