Kleiwerks International and WASI programs cover the following techniques and topics:

Hands-on
Participants do the following with their hands, feet and hearts!
• Mixing Faster & Smarter
• Natural Plasters and Paints
• Shaping & Decorative Detailing
• Multiple Wall Systems (may include)
– Cob
– Adobe, including brick production
– Slipstraw
– Strawbale
– Wattle & Daub
– Timber-Framing
– and/or Bamboo
• Foundation laying of some variety

Theory
A 1.5 hour class each day covers the following:
• Characteristics of Natural Materials
• Site Selection & Passive Solar Design
• Foundations, Drainage & Roofing
• Structural Integrity
• Designing a Nest
• Electric & Plumbing
• Pro’s & Con’s of Wall Systems

Other techniques
Some or all of these may also be included depending on your particular program.
• Lime Finishes & Tadalakt
• Dry-stack stonework
• Earthbag construction
• Earthen oven building
• Green roofs & other varieties