ADVANCED VAULT PROGRAM
Advanced | Hesperia, California
Following the successful completion of the long term program, the advanced program focuses on Superadobe vault construction. Once a student completes the long term program, they have a solid foundation in dome Superadobe construction. Vault construction is the next step in the mastery of this technology. This program offers the opportunity to design and build a full vault through completion.
Topics include but are not limited to:
Vault Design Principles & Theory
Reading Vault Blueprints
Estimating Cost and Materials
Soil Testing and Mix Making for Vaults
Footprint Layout & Site Orientation
Foundation and Leveling Techniques
Drainage and Waterproofing Strategies
Planning for Services/Utilities
Vault Form Construction
Superadobe Advanced Techniques
Vault Roof Slab Construction and Strategies
Removal of the Form
Cost: $1300 early bird/$1500 regular ($400 deposit required to reserve space)
May 6-June 14, 2019
Space is limited to 6 students per program. All applicants required to have previously attended long term apprenticeship at CalEarth or received prior approval of site director before applying. On-site housing included for duration of program.
- All applicants will be interviewed by site director prior to admission. Space limited to 6 people.
- On-site accommodations available during program
If for some reason you are unable to attend the workshop you registered for, your deposit may also be applied to another course that same year if you notify Cal-Earth at least two weeks before the start of a course.
If you wish to withdraw completely and cannot reschedule, a $50 registration fee will be deducted and your remaining balance refunded if you notify Cal-Earth two weeks prior to the start of the workshop. Any cancellations within two weeks of the workshop will not be refunded, only transfered.
If Cal-Earth cancels the workshop due to low enrollment your tuition will be fully refunded or transferred.