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

Our work:

  • PROMOTES ECONOMIC INDEPENDENCE - through affordable adobe home construction
  • BUILDS NETWORKS - through volunteer "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 RESOURCES - design & building plan consultation, code & permit assistance, tool lending library
  • VOLUNTEER COORDINATION - supporting owner builders with adobe brickmaking, wall construction and natural plastering

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