Making Natural Building Mainstream

Panel discussion with Doug Nichols, Lisa Morey, Emily Niehaus, and Roland Gyallay-Pap about how we make natural building mainstream.  There will also be a conversation about the future of the Natural Building Alliance.

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Oct 16 2021


3:30 pm - 4:55 pm


Panel Discussion


Star Hall


Panel Discussion

Sponsors/Other Organizers


  • Doug Nichols
    Doug Nichols

    Doug has been a natural builder of over 20 years and currently serves as the lead instructor and contractor for Community Rebuilds. Fall 2013-present.

  • Emily Niehaus
    Emily Niehaus

    Currently the Mayor of Moab, Emily is the founder of Community Rebuilds. She is proud of the accomplishments of the organization and interested in the pursuit of shifting the construction paradigm to be inclusive and regenerative.

  • Lisa Morey
    Lisa Morey

    Lisa Morey is a professional engineer and architectural designer with over 16 years of experience in management, design, and construction, with a background in adobe brick construction. She is an author of “Adobe Homes for all Climates”, a book on how to build with adobe bricks. Lisa also holds a patent on an innovative building system that incorporates reinforcement and scaffolding into the adobe brick wall system.

    Currently Lisa is Co-Founder of Colorado Earth LLC, based in Golden, Colorado. Colorado Earth manufacturers compressed earth blocks and adobe bricks, carries out design and engineering services, and constructs earthen walls. Lisa is dedicated to the promotion and realization of natural building.

  • Roland Gyallay-Pap
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