1 BIOCONSTRUCCION Natural Building Art Worshop Mural Art on Clay / Full Natural Building Info/ Fine finishings / Communitary Experience/ Consciousness Feeding/ Andean Ritual PRESENTER JAVIER BONIFAZ, From Cusco, PERU ARCHITECT SPECIALIZED ON DESIGN AND BUILDING IN NATURAL MATERIALS tel:
2 The Workshop The objective of the workshop is to develop sensibility and inform to the participants of the possibilities and the building techniques through the theoretical and practical instruction and direct experimentation. Activities The Workshop presents different ways of interaction: Group Dynamics: Trough interaction games/ Contents Review Circles/ Food celebration/ Opening and cloture rituals. Presentations / Audiovisuals presentations: audiovisual presentations about design and building methods with Natural Materials/ Vision and Constructive techniques of Haut relief Murals in Clay/ Experience Sharing Direct Experimentation: Learning through self-experience of material manipulation and to make a piece of art in mural with clay or a constructive object. Living Together: Reflect it cooperation/lovely service/caring the communitarian space and food sharing. About the Workshop leader Javier Bonifaz, born in Lima, Peru, 17 february 1964, finishes his studies in Architecture Faculty of Ricardo Palma University of Lima, Peru, in Researches Pre-Hispanic Architecture mainly on the use of natural materials as clay for an ecological building material. In 1991, travel to France, to the Faculty of Architecture of Grenoble to study a post-graduate course about Specialized Study of Earthen Architecture with CRATerre group. In 1993, moves to Amsterdam, Netherlands and collaborate with Leembouw Nederland, to work in ecologic projects made with natural materials. From 1994, collaborates in Dresden, Germany with the natural building Company Lehmprojekt. In 1997, returns to Perú and teachs in the Architecture Faculty of Peruvian Science University (UPC), creates and lead a practical course about Earth Material Building. In 1999, was Invited to teach in UNIMEP University in Piracicaba, Sao Paolo, Brasil, where he leads a semester program on Constructive Systems and leads an prototype of 12 different constructive techniques in Earth Materials. In 2000, moves to live in the sacred valley in Cusco, Peru. He design and built several Ecological Buildings mainly private houses introducing earth reinforced structures and finishing systems to the local knowledge. In 2007 opens a learning space in his Refugio T ikabamba, an experimentation and diffusion reference center of permaculture technics. From 2011, he travels to several Latin- American countries to share Workshops on Designing and build with natural materials called Earth Architecture and Mural Art. In 2013, organize and study a Permaculture design certificate (PDC) by the Australian Permaculture Center. Actually he continues to design and build Earth Buildings and organizing Workshops in Europe. He is a consultor in Universidad Gaia U Latina.
3 The Workshop PROGRAM Friday 10:00 Welcome and Participants presentation. Workshop mainlines explanations. 11:30 Knowing the place/ staying accommodation. 13:00 Healthy food Lunch 15:00 a 17:00 Direct Practice: Get to know different types of soil, mixing materials and knowing the right proportions of mixtures for adobe blocs, gross and fine plaster. 19:00 Wellcome Dinner 20:00 Audiovisual Presentations: Video Altares de Memoria / ppt. Natural Building Techniques process in sacred Valley projects. Optional: Video Curso de Permacultura Perú 2013 / ppt. Earth Building in the World
4 Saturday 8:00 Powered Breakfast 09:00 to 9:30 Review Session 10:00 to 12:30 Direct Practice: Mix preparation for base of murals/ Making base layer for Mural Art Work. 13:00 Healthy food Lunch 15:00 a 17:00 Direct Practice: Making constructives elements: adobes, rammed earth and strawbale monsters. 19:00 Dinner 20:00 Audiovisual Presentations: Video Bioconstruyendo 2011 / ppt. Arte en Barro
5 Sunday 8:00 Powered Breakfast 09:00 to 9:30 Review Session and activation circle games. 10:00 to 12:30 Direct Practice: Fine coloured material preparation/ Shaping Mural second layer/ Hautrelief and texture aplication. 13:00 Dinning time 15:00 to 18:00 Direct Practice: Fine coloured material aplication/ Shaping Mural second layer/ Hautrelief and texture aplication. 18:00 Andean Celebration Ritual of Mural Arts. 19:00 Evaluation Dialog Circle and Workshop cloture/ Certificate Ceremony
6 Materials and tools MATERIALS / TOOLS Depending on needs of the place to have some art Works or finishings on buildings: Clay/fine sand/straw o vegetal fibers Recipients for mixing/ bakets/ wáter depots Building Tools: picos, palas, rastrillo, cernidores Plastering Tools: cucharas, badilejos, plancha de empastar FOOD Conscient Feeding is an important parts of the spirit of the Workshop,is very important to expierence how to feed us in a equilibrate and healthy way celebrating together the healing through the good food. We recommend a vegetarian powered food based on grains, raw vegetables and powered juices for the good performance and state of mind of the participants.
7 WHAT TO BRING? Work clothes, good boots, sun cap, water bottle to fill, gloves. Sleeping bag, foto or film machine. If I have, working tools: frotacho, planchas, badilejos. Information material to share your work. Costs FINANCES: INCLUDES: Honorary for the Worshiper: Euro for each participant. Vacancy minimal/máximal: 5 to 25 participants. It is necessary to confirm participation. It is possible to have free/other contribution payment people (2-3 persons ) to persons that the organization feels a good investment. Personal Tutorial and full presence in Workshop. Worshop Information. Presentations ppt. of workshop. Digital Specialized bibliography. COSTS ASUMMED BY ORGANIZATOR: Lodging and nourishing during the presence of Workshoper in the place. The workshopper arrives one day before and leaves one day after the workshop dates. Dates: between the1st to 20th August Videos of Javier Bonifaz https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iy4oofefd0y https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnsuugdybmc Building with Natural materials helps to care of the Mother Earth and of humanity heath!