Aprovecho yurt update

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This update has been a long time coming, it’s been over a month since I left Aprovecho… but as they say, better late than never!

During the Spring Practicum at Aprovecho, and more recently the Sustainable Life Skills – Natural Building Week, the earthen yurt that we built in 2011 with Kiko Denzer has been developed!

During the Spring Practicum a woven bamboo roof has been installed by Gonzo and the team, to support a planned living roof.
Nyria also completed a stunning wrap around deck as her personal semester project.

Then during the SLS Natural building week, in a project led by Chris Foraker (from the same workshop series as this) These fantastic sculptures were added to the outside plaster. The mix was mostly earthen with some lime added for extra sticky.

I was able to live in the yurt for 3 weeks and it was a delight.
Such a pleasure to live in a round space!