Healthy Organic Building - FREE EVENING SEMINAR

  • 12 Feb 2013
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • SOMA EARTH @ 1 Hesperus Rd, Hesperus Village, Thornhill (Behind the Toronto Waldorf School, northeast of Hwy 7 & Bathurst St)

This is a  highly visual, powerpoint presentation primer on building organically in a permaculture landscape with a special emphasis on building with local, biodegradable, natural materials such as wood, straw and clay.

Healthy Organic Building 

FREE SEMINAR By Eco-Architect Ingrid Cryns of soma earth

Tuesday Feb 12  7 - 9 pm 

1 Hesperus Rd, Hesperus Village, Thornhill, Ontario (northeast corner of Hwy 7 & Bathurst, behind the Toronto Waldorf School)

With increasing food allergies, chemical sensitivities, asthma & ADHD escalating in children, weather instability and energy resources depleting, it is imperative that we to learn how to build smarter, healthier, more energy efficient, in greater relationship with the land and local gardens and with greater awareness of the more ‘organic’ choices.

Come and learn about what are the essential sustainable building and living principles are, what are the healthier & non-toxic choices regarding building materials and systems including how EMF (electromagnetic frequency) and other invisible environmental energies can affect you and how to protect yourself.


This SEMINAR is given by Ingrid Cryns, BES, B Arch, OAA, CBT, Principal  and Founding Director of soma earth (2000).  soma earth is a holistic company which includes a broad scope of services and products that supports the building of  relationships between body, mind, soul and the built environment.  soma earth ARCHITECT (2006), soma earth TEACHINGS (2012) & soma earth BUILDING (2012) are all part of the soma earth organization.  

Ingrid has over 20 years of experience running and managing a variety of complex projects from small houses, renovations, additions and multi-residential housing to large (up to $12ML) community centres, museums, performing arts centres and commercial projects. With a unique specialty in straw bale and straw clay, natural building systems, Ingrid has been the Project Architect of six straw bale buildings in Ontario and is the Vice President of the Ontario Straw Bale Building Coalition (since 2009)Author of 3 books, SELF-SUFFICIENT LIVING, PROPERTY SELECTION & HOME ENERGETIC BALANCINGIngrid is also a highly sensitive, intuitive empath and can read and sense body, building & earth energies. 

Ingrid has moved out of the city to the country, an hour northeast of Toronto, over 2 1/2 years ago, and has started to live self-sufficiently due to her passion to be more connected with Nature as well as her own chemical and food sensitivities.  Ingrid has built her own small straw & clay studio office space, chicken coop, mini-cold cellar and organic garden on her property. 

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