Regio Earth Festival 2019

REGIO EARTH festival is the third edition of an itinerary festival about earthen architecture, design and art. It is an initiative of Sárkollektíva (Hungary) and TERRApia (Romania) to connect the earth lovers and specialists from Central and Eastern Europe. This festival will combine more than 15 different workshops and lectures from local and European experts working in the field of restoration, modern building, decoration of earth architecture as well as some local materials (such as reed and rush.) RE festival is open to public from the region, but also Europe: self-constructors, pupils of technical schools, students of architecture and conservation, craftspeople, kids etc.

Official language of the festival is English.

Regio Earth Festival
26 th August - 01th September 2019
Mošorin, Serbia

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Festival Program

Stay tuned!
Those who take part in our Festival will get chance to participate to
8 different workshops in those five days.
But that’s not all - we prepare many more daily workshops with natural materials, workshops for kids etc.
Green Roof Workshop - ZMAG, Croatia

ZMAG (Green network of activist groups) is a non-governmental organization formed in 2002, located in the village Vukomerić near Zagreb in Croatia. Their work focuses on practice and advocacy of sustainable solutions, education and design, promotion and development of just and fair social and economic systems and appropriate technologies. Their most important project is their educational center, designed by permaculture principles implementing reused and natural construction materials, where they host numerous workshops and courses.

They are especially trained in making green roofs, compost toilets and wooden structures. Their representatives Matko, Kruno and Pero will teach us how to make a green roof!

Workshops

26th - 30th August 2019

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WS1 – Earth tests with Alina and Alessandro (Recult, Romania)

Alina and Alessandro will explain the components of the material earth, its behavior and show us some of the tests that can help us decide the best way of using it in the construction.

Alina Negru is a Romanian architect specialized in earth architecture and PhD student at the West University of Timișoara, engaged in many projects that promote, through an interdisciplinary approach, the potential of the traditional architecture in Banat region.

Alessandro Serra is an Italian architect specialized in earth architecture, with previous experience in Italy, Morocco and Peru. Today he lives in Timișoara, where he has also been involved in educational projects.

WS2 - Discovering materials with Anne Lemarquis (France)

Anne will present to a beautiful world of natural materials: earth, sand, reed, rush, in a completely different and innovative way and show the magic of those simple materials around us!

Anne Lemarquis started building with earth with carpenters in France, finished DSA terre, studied the modern application of clay plasters with best plasterers in the world and worked in Chile from 2008 to 2015.

From 2015 she continues collaboration with Collectivo Terron, developing spectacles with earth and other natural materials and workshops around them.

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WS3 - Rammed earth bench: Bojan Roganović (Serbia)

Bojan will show us how to transform the material earth into beautiful bench, traditional element that we find in front of each house in Vojvodina!

Bojan Roganović is a Master Environmental Engineer, a true enthusiast in building with earth and other natural materials, urban gardening and helping vulnerable groups of people, experienced in the organization and realization of projects in many areas (film making, education, events, etc.)

He’s been involved in preparation of several formworks and making rammed earth walls in recently in Serbia!

WS4 - info panel - Japanese plasters with Gergely Barna (Sárkollektíva, Hungary), 27-28th of August

Gergely will how to prepare different layers of Japanese plasters, tools they are using and different ways they could be applied to a wattle-and-daub structure.

Gergely Barna is a Hungarian architect who has been involved in earthen-building technologies ever since his high school, when he built his first bread-baking oven.

He is living and working in Japan since 2010, collaborating with Japanese traditional craftsmen on many different projects using traditional techniques of building with earth and wood.

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WS5 - Clay plasters with Alina and Alessandro (REcult) and Gabriella Revesz (Sárkollektíva, Hungary)

Alina, Alessandro and Gabriella will teach us how to prepare traditional 2-layer plasters on different surface (rammed earth, adobe, wattle and daub) using hands and tools.

You’ve already met Alina and Alessandro doing earth tests and you can continue working with them on clay plasters together with Gabriella Revesz (Hungary).

Gabriella Revesz is both an environmental engineer and an architect who designs straw bale houses and leads the Hungarian Strawbale Association, but also giving training on clay plasters.

WS6 - Decoration with clay with Isabella Breda (Italy)

Isabela will teach you how to make beautiful decorations using earth.

Isabela Breda is and Italian architect; while working in architectural restoration, she became interested in earth architecture. She is exploring possibilities that material earth offers in the artistic field. Her artworks are characterized by a continuous research of an expressive, tactile, emotional language and by graceful shapes.

www.isabellabreda.it

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WS7 - Rammed earth with Dragana & Bojan, Adam & Gergely (France, Serbia)

During this workshop, you will get a chance to discover 2 different approaches to bulding a rammed earth wall – traditional and modern. Bojan and Dragana will show you how it was done in Serbia and region in past centuries and Adam and Gergely will show you how it’s possible to make it today.

Dragana Kojičić is a Serbian architect specialized in earth architecture and Bojan Kojičić is Serbian conservator. They are the host of the festival and the house.

Ádám Bihari is a Hungarian architectural engineer, ex trainee and employee researcher at project Amàco and organizer of the “My grandfather’s house” project, which consist of practical workshops on the vernacular Hungarian architecture for students and for the general public.

Gergely presented himself with Japanese plasters, but he will, together with Adam, show us how to make rammed earth walls.

WS8 - classroom with Vinko (Croatia) & Bojan (Serbia)

Hopefully, the wooden structure will already be prepared and you will get a chance to work with Vinko and Bojan and learn how to make different earth wall infills (wattle-and daub, bottle, recycled glass, adobe, cob etc.)

Vinko Šarkanji is a manager of tourism, excellent young craftsman, great cook and so much more. He has gone through a number of workshops using earth, wood and straw bales in the region and in Europe, and then he led many of them himself. He worked on reconstruction of traditional houses in Serbia and Bulgaria with local craftsmen. He likes to experiment with earth techniques, build sheds and pergolas from earth and/or wood, and works on wooden decorations for festivals and public events in Croatia. You’ve already met Bojan while making the bench and you can continue working with him in this workshop as well.

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WS9 - raised beds with Ružica Janjić (Serbia)

Ružica Janjić - graduated engineer of information systems and permaculture designer. She organized and conducted several lectures and workshops of permaculture design, natural food production, composting, permaculture production garden, forest garden, as well as a passive solar nursery and house isolation with straw and clay plasters.

She will be leading a workshop for making raised beds out of recycled construction materials found on the site.

WS10 - Murals with Consuelo Ceballos Silva (Chile)

Consuelo Ceballos Silva is an industrial designer graduated from Universidad del Bío Bío, Chile 2015. Clay Plaster Muralist, cultural and heritage manager, graduated in Construction with Earth: Tradition and Innovation (PUC, 2016), awarded in the category of Visual Arts Mention Painting of Premios Ceres 2017, Región del Bío Bío - Chile.

Focused on the development of cultural projects and collaborative art (murals), training in clay plasters and craft workshops in clay under the name of Terrapaz Murales de Tierra. Also dedicated to the creation and design of corporate images for various entities (public and private), promotional graphic design, illustrations, design and manufacture of textile projects, didactic material and furniture.

You will learn how to make beautiful murals with Consuelo.

www.facebook.com/TerrapazMuralesdeTierra/

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Location & useful information

Half an hour from Novi Sad or an hour from Belgrade, the village of Mošorin is located at the foot of Titel Bay, 6 kilometers from the Tisa River. There are regular buses from Novi Sad.

Workshops are held at 2 addresses: Svetozar Miletić and Ive Lola Ribara.

Accommodation: camp in FK Miletic or local accommodation.

Official languages: Serbian, English, French, Hungarian.

Prices

Special offer: buy 4, get 5 tickets!

FESTIVAL
 
 

26th - 30th August 2019

Include :
5 days festival
campsite
vegetarian food
 

Duration : 5 Days

180 € or

18.000 rsd *

* for purchase in Serbia
students have 10% discount
buy 4, get 5 tickets!
only 49 tickets left!

REGISTER NOW
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FESTIVAL &
GREEN ROOF
 

26th August - 1st September 2019

Include :
5 days festival
campsite
vegetarian food
green roof workshop

Duration : 7 Days

220 € or

22.000 rsd *

* for purchase in Serbia
students have 10% discount
buy 4, get 5 tickets!
no more tickets, but stay tuned -
there will be more one-day-workshops soon!

REGISTER NOW
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CONFERENCE &
FESTIVAL &
GREEN ROOF

23th August - 1st September 2019

Include :
2 days conference
field trip
5 days festival
green roof workshop

Duration : 10 Days

280 € or

26.000 rsd *

* for purchase in Serbia
students have 10% discount
buy 4, get 5 tickets!
no more tickets, but stay tuned -
there will be more one-day-workshops soon!

REGISTER NOW

Prices for the festival and green roof include vegetarian food (3 meals) and sleeping in (your own) tent. There is a possibility to organize sleeping in local accommodation (additional 5 euros/night).

Conference doesn’t cover accommodation and meals, you can stay in hotel Tisa or at the camping site.

Due to fact that we are not in EU, charges for the bank transfers are too high, that’s why there is the difference in price – we encourage you to buy it from Serbia!

And that’s not all: we prepare many more daily workshops with natural materials, workshops for kids etc. Stay tuned!

If you are interested in participating to our events, please register first. After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with all the necessary information for payment (you have 5 working days to do so).

Looking forward to meeting you in August!