Adobe USA 2009

The Fifth Conference


Date: May 15, 16 and 17, 2009
Location: Northern New Mexico Community College, El Rito Campus
Organizer: Adobe Association of the Southwest

Adobe USA 2009 - Conference Schedule


Friday, May 15, 2009

  • 8:00 - 8:30 AM
    Registration
  • 8:30 - 9:00 AM
    Welcome and Conference Opening
  • 9:00 - 9:30 AM
    Preservation Plan of the San Miguel Chapel
    Pat Taylor; New Mexico, USA
  • 9:30 - 10:00 AM
    The Effect Earthen Plasters and Exterior Lime Stuccos Have on Controlling Humidity and Temperature in Building Envelopes
    Tim White; New Mexico, USA
  • 10:00 - 10:30 AM
    Clay Straw Wall Applications
    Dafyd Rawlings; New Mexico, USA
  • 10:30 - 11:00 AM
    Break
  • 11:00 - 11:30 AM
    Passing New Mexico Energy Conservation and Building Codes in Traditional Adobe Construction: A Personal History
    John Corcoran; New Mexico, USA
  • 11:30 - 12:00 AM
    Restoring an Adobe Worker’s Cottage to a New Local Museum
    Christopher Koziol; Colorado, USA
  • 12:00 - 2:00 PM
    Lunch
  • 2:00 - 2:30 PM
    Alis, Historical and Modern Usage
    Carole Crews; New Mexico, USA
  • 2:30 - 3:00 PM
    The Mexican Green Roof
    John J. Morony; Texas, USA
  • 3:00 - 3:30 PM
    El Cerrito’s Adobe School House: Rebuilding with Authenticity
    Richard L. Nostrand; Oklahoma, USA
  • 3:30 - 4:00 PM
    BCT. Utilizando Triturado de Llanta y Mucílago de Nopal para Zonas Húmedas Structural
    Dr. Rubén Salvador Roux Gutiérrez; Mexico
  • 4:00 - 4:30 PM
    Break
  • 4:30 - 5:00 PM
    Mud Bricks and Their Resistances
    Faranak Zaimi; Iran
  • 5:00 - 5:30 PM
    Arquitectura de Tierra, Factor Humano y Sustenabilidad
    Julio Lorenzo Palomera; Mexico
  • 5:30 - 6:00 PM
    Una Alternativa Sostenible y el Comportamiento Térmico de la Construcción es la Arquitectura con la Tierra
    Carlos Alberto Fuentes Pérez; Mexico
  • 6:00 - 7:30 PM
    Dinner
  • 7:30 - 11:00 PM
    Social Hour

Saturday, May 16, 2009

  • 9:00 - 9:30 AM
    Simplicity, Serenity, Integrity
    Jan Afton; New Mexico, USA
  • 9:30 - 10:00 AM
    The Sutler’s Store Restoration collaboration to Make an Old Adobe Come Alive Again
    Joshua Baker; Arizona, USA
  • 10:00 - 10:30 AM
    The Un-Hidden Connections in a Contemporary Rammed Earth Home
    Quentin Marr Branch; Arizona, USA
  • 10:30 - 11:00 AM
    Break
  • 11:00 - 11:30 AM
    Behind the Sahara Dunes: Exploring the Ancient Green City of Ghadamès
    Amer Rghei; Dubai, UAE
  • 11:30 - 12:00 PM
    La Restauracion de la Casa del General Emiliano Zapata: El Uso del Agua del Nixtamal o Nejayote
    Frida Itzel Mateos Gonzalez; Mexico
  • 12:00 - 12:30 PM
    Su Casa Magazine and Build Green New Mexico’s “2009 Sustainable Home of the Year": The Bechthold Residence, A Passive Solar Adobe Hybrid
    Mark Chalom; New Mexico, USA
  • 12:30 - 2:00 PM
    Lunch
  • 2:00 - 2:30 PM
    Casa da Arruda Wattle and Daub in Contemporary Architecture
    Eduardo Carvalho; Portugal
  • 2:30 - 3:00 PM
    Conservation of New Mexico Native Earth Building Techniques Using Naturals Materials
    Anselmo Jaramillo; New Mexico, USA
  • 3:00 - 3:30 PM
    The Use of Supermarket Plastic Bags in the Making of Adobe Bricks and as Horizontal Adobe Wall Reinforcement Element
    Plínio Santos-Filho; Brazil
  • 3:30 - 4:00 PM
    Jacal y Fuerte: Wattle and Daub in New Mexico
    Quentin Wilson; New Mexico, USA
  • 4:00 - 4:30 PM
    Break
  • 4:30 - 5:00 PM
    Adobe 2030?
    Carl Rosenberg; New Mexico, USA
  • 5:00 - 5:30 PM
    Estabilizante de Elementos Constructivos de Tierra
    Luis Fernando Guerrero Baca; Mexico
  • 6:00 - 7:30 PM
    Dinner
  • 7:30 - 8:00 PM
    Conference Closing
  • 8:00 - 11:00 PM
    Social Hour

Sunday, May 17, 2009

  • 8:30 AM - 6 PM
    Tour to Taos Pueblo and The Adobe Factory
  • 6 PM
    Return to El Rito or Santa Fe