Sustainable Building Workshop
Description: Friland is a Danish eco-village situated in the National Park of Djursland (near to Aarhus). We are 70 adults and 40 kids in the eco-village. We are close neighborhood that share visions and principles about sustainable living. Most Frilanders have build their own house of sustainable materials.Have a look at our webpage: www.friland.org
Type of Work: We have planned 3-4 projects that we will be building these two weeks. The 4 projects that we expect to work on (but havenaeurot decided 100 yet) are:-Building a dome for a sauna-Building a dome for a farmshop with local food-Building a shelter and a bonfire at our lake-Building a cold cellar underground for vegetablesA lot of local Frilanders will join the building process, so there will be a lot of possibilities to network with people.Working hours will be in the day time.
Accommodation: Sleeping facilities: Simple accommodation in tents. We have tents, but you re welcome to bring your own. Be aware that the Danish summer can be cold, especially in the nights. Bring your own sleeping mattress and a sleeping bag. There might be possibility to sleep at local Frilandersaeuro houses.Kitchen bathroom facilities: There is kitchen and toilets/shower in the community houseWashing:There are no washing machines, but if it is needed, most Frilanders have a washing machine and can lent it out. Food:Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served all workdays. In the weekends where there is no work, you will cook yourself.NB: If you are vegetarian, vegan, have allergy, do not eat pig etc., please inform us in advance of your arrival.
Requirements: A motivational letter is required.
Approximate Location: The village is placed in a one of the national parks of Denmark and is one of the most beautiful parts of the country. It is only 9 km from the sea. We will arrange some communal trips to the beach or a nearby lake to swim. A limited number of bikes will be available to use for personal trips in the local area. Bon fires at night (bring your instruments).We expect to have a social program with e.g. Yoga, singing, dancing and other things aeuro( but it isnIt planned in details yet.