basehabitat International Summer School 2023
on earthen and bamboo construction

Participate and learn from the world’s leading experts in earthen and bamboo construction!


16. – 30. Juli 2023


Adobe, Rammed Earth, Earth and Fibre, Bamboo


AgrarBildungsZentrum Salzkammergut
Altmünster, Austria


July 16 – 30, 2023


AgrarBildungsZentrum Salzkammergut, Pichlhofstraße 62,
4813 Altmünster, Austria


1.800 € tuition fee
including accommodation, full board, and summer school handbook

Discount possible for participants with financial constraints


Course certificate (4 ECTS) issued by University of Art and Design Linz
Confirmation of participation issued by BASEhabitat


Starts mid-February 2023
Fill in the application form on our website and upload your portfolio (max. 6 A4 pages in b/w)

who can participate

We address architects, students, lecturers, craftsmen and –women from all over the world, who are interested in sustainable architecture.


Building practice is the main focus of these two intense weeks, supplemented by theory inputs and a great possibility of establishing international networks.

Workshops on different construction techniques
Choose two out of four workshops:
adobe Franco Noriega, Zoé Tric (amàco)
rammed earth Dominik Abbrederis, Timur Ersen
earth & fibre Becky Little, Francois Streiff
bamboo Joana Torres, Luisa Correa

Details about workshops+trainers 2020

Theory Classes and Material Science
Sustainable architecture is challenging.
Improve your skills and gain know-how in lectures, groupwork and discussions.
Tutors and lecturers are going to share their passion.

Guest lecturers: Anna Heringer, Martin Rauch and others

Field Trip
Visit examples of vernacular architecture in Austria.

Peer Lectures
Present and discuss your own projects and benefit from this great network


The Summer School takes place in the ABZ (AgrarBildungsZentrum) Salzkammergut.
It is not only the marvellous place at the shore of lake Traunsee, but it is the building itself that makes the place very special. The award-winning building is an innovative example of timber architecture.

basehabitat International
Summer School 2023
on earthen and bamboo




AgrarBildungsZentrum Salzkammergut
Altmünster, Austria