Attend A Workshop

2 Day Aircrete Dome building Workshop

FERNY GLEN CANUNGRA
Southeast Queensland
Australia

The weekend of 20-21st April 2024

Come and join the Aircrete Domes Australia team this October for a workshop at our homebase in Canungra. Learn all the skills you need to build your own Aircrete dome structure. Spend time having fun and getting to know other like-minded people who are ready to think, and live, outside the square.

What You will learn at one of our workshops.

1d
2d
  • Make forms with timber and fixtures to contain the Aircrete and form the building Blocks
  • Make a perfect Aircrete mix using a foaming machine, air compressor and mixing tools.
  • Learn the techniques to create, cut and stack the blocks used for building.
  • Construct an arch support structure used for doorways.
  • Learn how to make and use a compass arm correctly to ensure a perfect dome shape.
  • Learn the exact recipes for successful blocks, mortar and finishes for the dome.
  • Learn the all-important materials and techniques for applying the reinforcing mesh which
  • ensures the overall strength of the finished product.
  • Learn several techniques to fit out the dome with windows and doors.
  • Apply external and internal wall finishes ensuring a waterproof dome.
  • Learn about the best products to use for the Australian climate and the availability of those here in Australia.
  • Discover techniques for adding and installing features like glass tiles to the walls of your dome.
  • Work with a team and have FUN

TUITION RATES

$500 per student

Please note that accommodation and meals are not included in the tuition fees.

MEALS

Tea, coffee, water, morning and afternoon tea are included for free.Lunches can be provided. Full details are on the registration form.

Meals include meat but vegan or vegetarian diets can be catered for. Please indicate on the registration form.

ACCOMMODATION

Camping is available onsite at the workshop nestled amongst our majestic Hoop Pines. We are fully equipped with toilets and hot showers. BYO tent, swag, vehicle to sleep in or SMALL RV or campervan. (NB: We cannot accommodate large vehicles)

Cost is $20 per person per night. If camping, you may elect to stay the Friday night prior to the workshop and/or the Sunday night after the workshop ends. Please indicate on the registration form.