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2014 Workshop Schedule

Our 2014 workshop schedule is now posted! Design your own sustainable home, Carpentry for women, Straw bale building, Tadelakt plaster for... Read More...

Sustainable New Construction class of 2014

Welcoming the Class of 2014!

Endeavour’s full-time Sustainable New Construction program is underway, marking the third year of this exciting immersion experience. This... Read More...

Natural paint, milk paint, natural oil paint, lime paint, clay paint

Natural Finishes for Canada’s Greenest Home

One of the goals of the Canada’s Greenest Home project is to show that a very green home can be built by any contractor with the desire to do... Read More...

Making Better Buildings book by Chris Magwood

Making Better Buildings book now available

In my 10 years as a sustainable building teacher and nearly 20 years as a designer/builder, I have had the opportunity to work with a very wide range... Read More...

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2014 Workshop Schedule

Our 2014 workshop schedule is now posted! Design your own sustainable home, Carpentry for women, Straw bale building, Tadelakt plaster for beginners, Fundamentals of building science, Timber framing, Earthen plastering, Brick and ... Continue Reading →

Sustainable New Construction class of 2014

Welcoming the Class of 2014!

Endeavour’s full-time Sustainable New Construction program is underway, marking the third year of this exciting immersion experience. This year’s class will be building a new ... Continue Reading →

Natural paint, milk paint, natural oil paint, lime paint, clay paint

Natural Finishes for Canada’s Greenest Home

One of the goals of the Canada’s Greenest Home project is to show that a very green home can be built by any contractor with ... Continue Reading →

Plastering for Straw Bale Construction

TBA – July 2014, 2-day workshop Instructors: Chris Magwood & Jen Feigin Straw bale walls are unlike any other wall type when it comes to ... Continue Reading →

Using an Induction Range

When it came to choosing a cooking appliance for Canada’s Greenest Home, we were faced with a conflict in approach. Most homes that aim for ... Continue Reading →