The Pueblo Project blends traditional building practices with modern adaptations.
Using locally sourced materials and providing hands-on training, community members, with a focus on women and youth, are empowered by giving them life-long skills to build strong, resilient communities.
- Building Structures, Skills & Communities
Our Guiding Principles
- Integrating respect of culture while encouraging positive advancement of community skills through hands-on education
- To increase the use of earth and natural building techniques.
- To provide cost-effective sustainable solutions and hands-on educational opportunities.
- To reclaim and modernize traditional building skills.
- Sharing of introductory skills to a multidisciplinary and socially diverse group.
- The facilitation of intercultural and inter-generational exchange in order to broaden the scope of learning and expand reach and impact.
- The transference of technical skills and hands-on learning, along with education of environmental effects of building practices.
- To coordinate the services of complementary organizations with similar visions and values in local, and in particular, rural communities. Local complementary groups will identify their needs and request services.
- To teach technical skills and to provide hands-on training in natural building techniques.
- To provide opportunities for current builders, students of architecture, national and international volunteers, and other interested parties to work together in order to spread the use of best natural building techniques.
- To influence the direction of natural building, with greater consistency, unity and support.