The Advancing Natural Building & Ecological Design Colloquium is built by and for builders, teachers, professionals, and those who are passionate about natural building. It is a place to exchange the latest developments in practical applications and technology and share ideas with other people in the field. We will look at where the natural building movement stands in regards to professional support, permits, and finding qualified builders.
Whether you are a green builder, regulatory official, designer, or homeowner/builder, this colloquium will open the doors for whole new ways of understanding ecological design and building.
Mark Lakeman, Ben Garratt, Tim Krahn, David Eisenberg, Mark Fleischhaker, Elke Cole, Chris Magwood, and more!
Our schedule is being finalized right now - check back for more details on the daily!
Welcome / Intro / Territory Acknowledgement
Pathways Towards Code Compliance with Innovation
Design is in the Details: Energy Performance
Design is in the Details: Building Envelope and Systems
Natural Building Marketplace
How to Collaborate with the Regulatory People and Systems
Legacy Circle: Honouring Our Lineage
Professionalizing the Movement of Ecological Design
We couldn't be more excited about our lineup. Which talks will you be checking out?
We are offering multiple pricing tiers to ensure a diversity of participation. You can help us make this happen! If you’re able to register at a higher tier then this allows others who cannot financially contribute to participate. And, EVERY tier includes access to all talks and replays.
It is our intention to be as accessible as possible, and as such, no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
If money is a barrier to your participation please email us: email@example.com
If you are interested in presenting at this year's Colloquium virtually we would like to hear from you! Please fill out this form and we will be in touch with you.
One of our featured offerings will be the ANBC Virtual Marketplace, where participants get a 60 second slot to pitch their business/idea and offer a ‘shout-out’ to another idea/event/book/person/business (in the interest of community building and sharing).
Would you like to participate in the ANBC Marketplace?
Just because we can't be together in person doesn't mean we can't connect and have some fun. Join us Saturday night for our virtual campfire social...an opportunity to find each other, tell some stories, hear some music...and connect outside of the more structured elements of our 3-day program.
Care to share at the Campfire?
We need storytellers & musicians!
email us!: firstname.lastname@example.org
The topic of Natural Building is so relevant in this day and age! Thanks for bringing together so much talent, passion and knowledge!!
The Colloquium is such a rich tapestry of all things natural building... and I can't wait to learn more more more this year!