SAT/SUN OCTOBER 26-27th, 9am-6:00pm—Hands on workshop
Class Fee: $250-300 sliding scale.
Space is limited, so please register today!
Where: PLACE for Sustainable Living; 1121 64th Street, Oakland, CA 94608
EVENING PRESENTATION: TINY LIVING IN BIG CITIES, October FRIDAY, OCT 25TH. 7pm-9:30pm — $10-15 sliding scale at the door for those not registered for the workshop; if you are registered please bring your confirmation of registration. That event is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2334867370098313/
Bring: lunch for 2 days or bring potluck dishes to share together, refillable water bottle, gloves, goggles, hat, long sleeves, sunscreen; (we have extra gloves and goggles if you don’t)
Have you ever wanted to learn how to convert a shipping container into a tiny home, office or studio, come learn the nuts and bolts at this two day workshop at PLACE for Sustainable Living in Oakland, California.
Shipping containers are affordable and portable. You will get to tour a converted shipping container and get hands on experience building one from the ground up. From designing and planning, to windows and doors you will learn from our experienced and qualified instructor; all levels of experience are welcome. Emphasis on non-toxic and eco friendly materials. Topics covered will range from soundproofing, ventilation and insulation to compost toilets and solar systems.
Thursday, night presentation will also be available to those who just want to attend this and not the full workshop. There will be an overview on a variety of tiny home dwellings and villages, zoning, and current laws, solutions to housing crisis, adu (accessory dwelling unit) and more.
About Jonathan Youtt
Jonathan Youtt, co-founded PLACE for Sustainable Living, in Oakland, CA in January 2011 and has been primarily responsible for the build out of the tiny dwellings and many facility improvement projects throughout the compound. In 2005, Jonathan co-founded the Sustainable Living Roadshow and toured consistently throughout the United States promoting regenerative lifestyles with this traveling eco-caravan until 2012. As the brainchild & big mouth barker behind Conscious Carnival, he has helped create eco-themed carnival games of chance which engage participants with entertaining and fun activities while they learn about a variety of issues concerning the environment and sustainability. Another of his current edu-tainment project is: The Big Tadoo Puppet Crew, which is a puppet troupe that creates and performs politically and environmentally conscious puppetry. Other projects that were co-founded and catalyzed by Jonathan include the Clean Fuel Caravan Coalition, a collective of clean fuel advocates sharing resources and information about renewable fuels, the Mission Village Market, a dynamic Art, Farm & Flea Market, and CELLspace, a collaborative arts center which provided a safe and supportive public environment for the exploration of art, education, performance and community building.
CO-SPONSORED BY EAST BAY COHOUSING: https://www.calcoho.org/ebcoho