Classes and Workshops

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.
AUG 7 – SEPT 3

Introduction to Building with Adobe in California – Online

This 4-week online course is an expanded introduction to building with adobe (earthen blocks) in California.

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Multiple Dates

Making Adobe, Half-Day Intensive

This four hour class is a condensed introduction to adobe brick and construction taught in a single pleasant afternoon.

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Jul 3–30, 2023

Intro to Natural Plasters – Online

This 4-week online course covers the fundamentals of finishing interior exterior walls with earthen and lime plasters and paints.

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October 27–29, 2023

3-Day Horno Building Workshop

Earthen ovens are inexpensive to build, fun to use, and provide baking environment impossible to recreate in the kitchen.

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