4 – 6 October 2013 ~ Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Earth USA 2013, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Earth USA 2013

Earth USA 2013 is the Seventh International Conference on Architecture and Construction with Earthen Materials initiated by Earth USA.

The conference organizer is Adobe in Action.

The conference will take place October 4, 5 and 6, 2013 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. The conference is being held at the New Mexico Museum of Art in the St. Francis Auditorium (107 West Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501). Earth USA 2013 indicates a wider field of interest than previous conferences and will include adobe, rammed earth, compressed earth block (CEB) and monolithic adobe (cob). Any material or method that uses clay as a binder is considered.

Earth USA 2013 Activities

  • Two and a half days of podium presentations and poster sessions on topics related to the current state of architecture and construction with earthen materials.
  • A two-day trade fair which will coincide with the first two presentation days of the conference – Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5, 2013.
  • Tours to local earthbuilding sites in and around Santa Fe on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013.
  • Pre-conference earthbuilding workshops are being planned throughout the month of September by various organizations. Additional post-conference workshops will be held after the conference throughout the month of October.

Earth USA 2013 is now accepting abstract submissions for conference presentations. Please visit Earth USA 2013 Call for Papers to begin the abstract submission process.

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