Adobe Proficiency Certification

The Earthbuilders’ Guild is proud to announce the next TEG Basic Adobe Proficiency Certification examination to be held on April 27 & 28, 2018 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Click here for all the details and application.

The Earthbuilders’ Guild

The Earthbuilders’ Guild is an organization dedicated to the Betterment & Advancement of Earthen Construction of homes and commercial buildings.  We invite you to join us in this mission of preserving and promoting the age old building methods of adobe, rammed earth and compressed earth block construction.  The commitment of people in this industry stretches across family traditions, meaningful work, environmental concerns, and joy of working with the earth.  We want to insure that we continue to make history through our building process while improving them to create safe, comfortable, long lasting structures.  Please join us in making that happen by becoming a member.

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Next Board Meeting:

We are happy to announce the next TEG Tour in Albuquerque.

On Saturday, March 24th The Earthbuilders’ Guild has the opportunity to tour the house of Roger and Mary Downey,  located at 440 E La Entrada in Corrales, NM.  This unusual and modern rammed earth house was designed by architect Efthimios Maniatis of Studio eM Design, who was given the “general design parameters of ‘glass, openness, simplicity.’ ” and “ ‘honor the tree’ .”

 Dwell Magazine June 16, 2013

 https://www.dwell.com/article/a-sustainable-rammed-earth-home-in-new-mexico-75928146)

In addition, the ramming was done by Mike Sims of Sims General Building, TEG member!  The result is very much worth seeing.

We meet at 440 E La Entrada at 9:30 am on Saturday, March 24, 2018.

Following the Tour we will have lunch at a local restaurant in Corrales.  We will convene for our Board meeting following lunch at 1:30 at the Central New Mexico Home Builders Association offices located at 4100 Wolcott Ave. NE #B

Please let us know if you will be joining us for the Tour, lunch and or the Board meeting.  Call me if you have any questions or to RSVP.

Pat Martinez

575-644-8099