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Eco-Building Course

Dates: 10th  – 30th September 2023 

With master eco builder:

Glenn Dunne.

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Basic course information:

How is the course structured?

  • Expect theory classes in our lovely Kula Mandira Classroom and plenty of hands-on experience to learn the art of cobbing, building something beautiful from whatever you can find lying around.
  • Glenn is the King of Cob, making everything he builds a sustainable piece of art.
  • You will spend 5 hours per day working on various small projects, according to the needs of the small eco-village at Danyadara, to improve, beautify and add extensions, with the goal of learning the creative flexibility of building with cob, working with old bottles and tree branches, gaining the confidence to dream, design, recycle and build.
    Glenn is not only inspiring and fun to work with, but he will give you the self-confidence to go forth and build!

The curse includes:

  • 21 nights accommodation.
  • Gourmet Organic vegetarian meals, tea, coffee and fruit.
  • Yoga classes.
  • Tuition fees and teaching materials.
  • Use of all facilities including the salt water pool, sauna (on assigned days) and wi-fi.
  • The course is held within the grounds of Suryalila, our big sister project, a world-class Retreat Centre. You will have your own beautiful classroom, hang-out area and dining room. Three organic vegetarian meals will be provided to you every day. You will have access to a saltwater swimming pool and sauna.

Video: Building a Eco house on a old pool


Glenn Dunne

Glenn Dunne is from Dublin. He worked in construction for a number of years in the USA and  Australia. During these years of traveling and working Glenn learned everything about building a house, including plumbing, bricklaying, welding, carpentry, and painting and decorating. On his return to Ireland he began a career as a landscape designer and builder. He worked as a foreman for a large building company for many years until he began to feel concerned and sad about the waste being created in his day to day work. It no longer made sense to him to work in this unsustainable way.


In 2014 Glenn started a new business called Eco-bloom Gardens, offering a service in creating beautiful conscious outdoor spaces. He began to take courses in cob building and plastering and helped to build an earthship in Patagonia Argentina. Armed with this knowledge, coupled with his years of conventional building experience and a lot of trial and error, using all sorts of “waste materials ” he has been creating sustainable spaces in an organic and creative flow. It is important to Glenn to respect and be in service to beautiful mother earth.


Prices per person:

We are offering different accommodation types at Suryalila and Danyadara grounds:


  • Stay in one of our comfortable glamping tents with furniture and electricity: €1.635 (shared) – €2.075 (single)
  • Stay in a large spacious mixed dormitory: €1.635
  • Stay in our gorgeous triple yurt: €1.745
  • Bring your own van: €1.305
  • Bring your own tent: €1.195


Limited places!

To make a reservatio, send us an email:  [email protected]

Once you have made the reservation, more info, the schedule and timetable will be sent to you.

Cancellation policy:

  • If you cancel your attendance to the course up to 8 weeks in advance, you are entitled to a full refund minus 5% admin costs and possible bank fees.
  • The 80% of the total fee will be refunded in case of cancellations made up to 8 weeks before the course start.
  • Payments are non-refundable if cancellations are made within 2
    month of the start date or once the course has started.
  • *If you need to cancel within 1 month
    before the course start, no refund will be made but you can rebook the course for other dates.

Send us an e-mail if you want more info:

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