Natural Building Course – March 2015

There are still a few places left on our 1 day strawbale natural building course here at Rock Farm Slane. Learn how to build your own home or extension using natural materials this March!

Course Participants from the February course
Course Participants from the February course

Natural building courses at Rock Farm Slane

The course led by strawbuild expert Chris Hawker of  includes theory as well as hands on experience on our live eco build - The Limehouse which is a 6 bedroom eco guesthouse launching here at Rock Farm Slane in May 2015.

Participants gaining some hands on experience
Participants gaining some hands on experience


This is a non residential course taking place for one day on Saturday 21st March. Register on our Eventbrite page to book your place HERE

Busy Bees
Busy Bees


A hugely popular course - don't just take our word for it read previous course participants feedback below:

“If I had to choose one thing to persuade people to come to a straw bale building workshop from Strawbuild, it would be this: that you are guaranteed to be working alongside great people, from varied and interesting backgrounds - you learn as much from talking to people off the job as you do when you're actually building."

- Liam McDonagh-Greaves

As you know I was "converted" many years ago but the way you both taught the course was informative and enjoyable, you tackled a complex and extensive subject in a relaxed way and delivered the content professionally and comprehensively. Your willingness to work extended hours and maximize every opportunity that came along was admirable. I really hope to meet you both soon again on a project or course and to learn more of the skills that you so obviously love to share. I will be recommending you, Chris and Strawbuild to anyone who will listen."

- Keith Daly, 2014

Limehouse eco guesthouse designed by Mesh Architects
The Limehouse Eco Guesthouse - Designed by Mesh Architects, Dublin


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