Donovan demonstrating building papercrete

Papercrete – concepts, ideas and challenges

Donovan will be covering papercrete concepts, ideas and challenges. He will demonstrate constructing with a commercial made papercrete product, as well as, creative applications of homemade papercrete. Papercrete is a product made of post-consumer paper fiber, cement and a few binders to stabilize the material. Papercrete has a superior compression strength to concrete with a …

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Cord wood Demo

Conscious Cordwood Building

Juniper will discuss conscious cordwood building, including mitigating dying forest to start hugelkultur beds and recycling glass. Cordwood is very sustainable and can be harvested in your own backyard! Juniper will also discuss body awareness, inhaling our surroundings and exhaling recycled trauma in regards to conscious construction. You can tour Juniper’s house at the Home Tour …

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Painting the Inner Journey

This immersive experience is for artists and non artists alike. The experience is designed to assist people to contact their inner vision, through a short Shamanic Journey (with drumming) followed by painting what they experienced.  There will be instruction of the painting technique that helps the process of stimulating the intuition.    

125 Azurite Trail, Crestone Colorado

125 Azurite Trail, Crestone Colorado

An exceptional off-grid straw bale home, including a brilliant passive solar design and airflow system, a robust triple redundant PV system to run the house and workshop, thermal mass battery, and may other features on 3 acres. Presented by Sangre De Cristo Real Estate. 719-256-5800

1548 Antelope Way, Crestone CO

1548 Antelope Way, Crestone CO

Energy efficient 2 BD/2BA 1078 sf new constructions on .5 acre w/ T&G aspen ceilings, in floor radiant heat, on demand hot water heater and propane stove. Insulated concrete built, R-50 walls, R-48 ceilings, in wooded, private location. Presented by Don Jensen, home builder. 

Solar Panel Demo van

Solar Panels (on display both days)

A full Solar Powered display and allegory with a working model of an off-grid system. Come for an education of solar systems, sales of solar panels and installation with a community collective (Sandhill Solar, and Machine Whisperer). Nathan Good of Shangrilah Colorado has a lifetime of experience in alternative building and living.