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Course Construction of Houses in Madeira

29 February to 9:30 - 15 March to 18:00

In this training we will in 4 days apply all the techniques lightweight wooden structures building based on the design of a small house on wheels.
Widely considered one of the best and most ecological building techniques, O “frame” Wood also carry a universal technique for ease of application and rapidity of the same.

Making use of the most noble of building materials – the wood – combines what is best made in the construction industry with innovative materials and good durability.

Open to all enthusiasts, hobbyists and professionals almost, This formation is 100% practice, with small theoretical sessions framing the work to be done.
At the end of these two weekends we have a structure ready and able students to replicate “home” the Learn-.


Module 1

  • Foundations and beams of the floor
  • Walls assembly
  • Design and structural work covers
  • Flooring application

Module 2

  • Application of exterior and interior coatings
  • Application of Thermal Insulation
  • Eletric instalation
  • Pipe installation
  • Installing Doors and Windows


All who want to learn the bases of construction wood in a practical approach. You need some previous experience at the user level amateur electroportátil machinery.

Former | Afonso David

For several years I dedicate myself to learning the timber having followed a respectful way by the nobility and complexity of this material. I began my career in the forest, where I learned and developed techniques of sustainable forest management, making the chestnut recovery abandoned in the Serra de Sintra. In between I got involved for more than a year in the restoration of Ouguela Viscount's Palace with the guidance of recognized joinery master Luis Tomaz. Now I dedicate myself to the study and collection of knowledge and tools that allow me to follow a woodworking based on a philosophy of naturalism and manualidade.



29 February to 9:30
15 March to 18:00
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CESA | Ecoaldeia de Janas


Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio)
Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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