The Ontario Natural Building Coalition hosted the 2018 Annual Natural Building Conference and AGM on April 7 and 8, 2018 at Camp Kawartha near Lakefield ON. The conference featured many Natural Building experts and attracted 80 participants from across North America. 

You can view the presentations from our conference here.

Capacity crowd attends to hear the opening presentation by Chief Henry Myenngun on Reconciliation and the Chippewa Sustainable Living Site.

Bobby Ilg (above) and Kris Bailey (not shown) presented on Light Straw Clay Panels on Saturday afternoon.

Marianne Griffith presented information on Building Better Projects, including Earthship homes for Six Nations Indigenous residents. 

Shane MacInnes and Chris Magwood presented information on panelized Zero House Construction.

Chris Vander Hoot (above) of Evolve Builders presented information and lessons learned from pre-fabricated straw bale buildings and classrooms.

Lisa Ker (below) of Salus Ottawa presented some good news stories on housing for under-served communities in the City of Ottawa.

Always lots of fabulous displays!

Architect, David McAuley spoke on affordable, urban multi-family housing.

Fundraising Raffle!

Many delicious meals!

Always lots of delicious food!

ONBC Board members Kristi Mahy and Kris Bailey, assisted by Shane MacInnes, pull raffle tickets on Sunday afternoon.

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