Natural Plasters & Renders: Glasgow

Saturday 25 April 2020

In response to the Coronavirus crisis, we are hoping to run this course online . Please contact if you’re interested.

We are delighted to provide this course in partnership with the Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit of Glasgow School of Art.

Worried about climate change and the survival of the planet?  Keen to live more lightly on Earth by using natural materials?

Then this course is for you. It will give you an understanding of hot topics such as:

  • Healthy indoor air quality
  • Humidity regulation -say goodbye to mould and condensation
  • Historical precedents – plasters that last
  • The natural cycle of lime
  • How and why lime works better than cement
  • Making clay plasters from earth
  • Realistic costs


The course begins at 10 am and ends at 4 pm. Please bring your own lunch or use the pub facilities downstairs from the training room. Tea & coffee provided. A pen and notebook will be useful.

The venue is The Reid Building, 164 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G3 6RQ.

Cost: £75.00 (Early Bird offer of £100 for two people, if you book 3 weeks before the course date).

To book your place, please email or pay direct using PayPal:

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