Clay and Straw Constructions – the Secrets of Ecological Houses.

Dates of the workshop:
will be specified

Every third house in the world is built of clay and straw. Such houses are healthy, ecological, and cheaper to build.


A wall made of clay-and-straw bricks

1st day
From 14:00 – accommodation in POTOCZEK farm house
19:00 – dinner from local organic produce

2nd day – the workshop
8:30 – 9:30 – breakfast from local organic produce

The workshops include:

  • a guided tour round the ECOCENTRE
  • lectures on ecobuilding making clay-and-straw bricks
  • building walls and making clay plaster.

In the ECOCENTRE there is a possibility to see two buildings put up with the use of two different clay-and straw technologies.
We encourage healthy, simple and ecological building.

The programme includes:
10:30 -13:30 – lectures, workshops (making clay-and-straw bricks and building walls)
13:30 -14:30 – a break – lunch
14:30 – 17:00 – lectures and workshops (building walls and putting plaster on them)
19:00 – dinner from local organic produce

3rd day 8:30 – 9:30 – breakfast from local organic produce

Price 180 EURO includes: two breakfasts, two dinners, two nights in POTOCZEK and one day course according a programme

or Beskidzki Bank Spółdzielczy, Oddział Wadowice SWIFT code: POLUPLPR account number: PL98811110192002200449650001 the account owner: FUNDACJA ICPPC

ATTENTION: You can stay longer or come earlier. Please let us know before-hand if you wish to do either! Lectures and workshops in Polish and English


Please apply now to: ICPPC – International Coalition to Protect the Polish Countryside, 34-146 Stryszów 156, Poland, tel./fax +48 33 8797114,

FOR POTOCZEK look: Workshop will be near by in ECOCENTRE ICPPC

Ściana z bloczków gliniano-słomianych

Making clay-and-straw bricks

uczestnicy warsztatów podczas robienia bloczków z gliny i słomy

Clay plastering

tynkowanie gliną