Adobe Proficiency Certification

The Earthbuilders’ Guild is proud to announce our first TEG Basic Adobe Proficiency Certification examination. October 6 & 7, 2017 in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Click here for all the details and application.

The Earthbuilders’ Guild

The Earthbuilders’ Guild is an organization dedicated to the Betterment & Advancement of Earthen Construction of homes and commercial buildings.  We invite you to join us in this mission of preserving and promoting the age old building methods of adobe, rammed earth and compressed earth block construction.  The commitment of people in this industry stretches across family traditions, meaningful work, environmental concerns, and joy of working with the earth.  We want to insure that we continue to make history through our building process while improving them to create safe, comfortable, long lasting structures.  Please join us in making that happen by becoming a member.

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Next Board Meeting:

Our next TEG Tour will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 in Albuquerque.  TEG member, Matt Pacheco, will be our host at a project that he has worked on over a span of time.  As Matt describes the work….”Lizard King” has worked on this house 3 times on 3 very different projects.  1) a frame garage addition, 2) a custom Adobe house addition, approx. 1,200 sq.ft., designed by Architect Levi Romero of “La Tierra Sagrada”……amongst existing mature cottonwood trees, a very site specific design with many site issues, 3) a home office renovation on the old existing Casita.  The owners, Mark and Marla Rudd welcome us to their home and will be providing lunch for us.  The home is located at 506 Valley High St. SW.  It is about ¾ mile south of Rio Bravo off of Second St SW, then west on Valley High, about 8th house of the left….look for a sign that says “This gang is about good food, good friends, and Peace.  Parking along street side.

We will need a count for lunch.  We ask that you RSVP by Tuesday, November 14th.  Email or call Pat 575-644-8099   email:

Our Board meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the offices of the Central New Mexico Home Builders Association at 4100 Wolcott Ave NE #B.  Members are welcome to attend the Board meeting.