Eco-Construction concepts are focused on supporting the efforts of the Herbal Medic teams in the field. The skill set needed for a thorough understanding of construction concepts starts with practical skills that are needed in everyday life.
Learn everything from basic construction concepts to small community development.
- Post disaster
- Remote clinic
- Skills for survival
- Skills for community
This 2-hour intro lecture is part of the Off-Grid Engineering program and is followed by several hands-on workshops that utilize eco-construction fundamentals as part of the practical skills needed for small community development.
STAYING ALIVE CLASS 1
Take a look at the basic construction concepts related to post disaster shelter, fire, food and water and learn the best way to undertake these.
Survival – Primitive; Focus: Wood, fire and water
- Gear on the go
- Mini shelters
- Fire- Earthen rocket stove
- Water harvesting
- Rope and fastening
- A plan of action
This lecture will also cover tools & hardware needed, structure types to work with, building with scavenged or recycled materials, water systems and more.
CONSTRUCTION CONCEPTS CLASS INFORMATION
Staying Alive Class 1 — January 19, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, 301 W. Dewey Place, San Antonio, TX 78212.
*Class #1 will be released online on January 20th.
Staying Alive Class 2 — January 26, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, 301. W. Dewey Place, San Antonio, TX 78212
*Class #2 will be released online on January 27th.
Staying Alive, Eco-Construction Workshop #1 — February 4, 2017, 9 to noon, N. San Antonio Campus
Staying Alive, Eco-Construction Workshop #2 — February 4, 2017, 1 to 4 pm, N. San Antonio Campus
January 19th lecture or online class only, $20
Both January 19 & 26th lecture or online classes, $30
One lecture and one half-day workshop, $50
One half-day workshop only, $40
Both lectures and both half-day workshops, $80 (lectures are free if paying for both workshops)
*for cash discounts, please email us at the email address given below.
HOW TO REGISTER
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