Adobe in Action is a New Mexico-based 501c3 non-profit organization. We support owner builders with the planning and construction of their adobe homes. We promote adobe home building and ownership through education and student-based field support.


Our work:

  • PROMOTES ECONOMIC INDEPENDENCE - through affordable adobe home construction
  • BUILDS NETWORKS - through student-supported "barn raising" activities which directly benefit owner builders and their local communities
  • PROVIDES EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP - regarding the economic, cultural, and environmental benefits of adobe home building and ownership

We provide:

  • EDUCATION - online & field classes + a bi-annual earthbuilding conference
  • OWNER BUILDER SUPPORT - design & building plan consultation, code & permit assistance, tool lending library
  • FIELD WORK COORDINATION - supporting owner builders with adobe brickmaking, wall construction and natural plastering

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