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BBE Certificate in Ecological Building and Design

This online study programme covers the fundamental concepts of Ecological Building and Design.  

It is suitable as a complement to existing careers in building and design, or for those who wish to build or renovate.

The course is designed to challenge and change the way we live and work in the world and nurture a respect for living in harmony with the natural environment.  It is a New Zealand based course but it is open to students from anywhere in the world - you can apply the knowledge you learn to the regions you know best.  View the promotional video below.


theory session  during "design your own eco home workshop"

theory session during "design your own eco home workshop"

MY Home - Design Your Own Eco Home Workshop

Design Your Own Eco Home Workshop is for those wanting to find out more about the latest evolution in eco building and design this is the workshop for you!  

The workshop also provides a two-day space to concentrate solely on your house/project design.

Our architects and designers present up-to-date practical knowledge on building an eco home around the purest BBE principles, combined with the powerful Superhome practices and help guide you through the design process to develop a concept plan for your project.


Wanganui timbercrete house:  designed by alex greig

Wanganui timbercrete house: designed by alex greig

Eco Building Workshop

This one day workshop is for professional builders, helping you to:

  • Gain a deeper working knowledge of healthier and more sustainable building

  • Move towards creating a distinctive point of difference for your company

  • Help meet a growing demand!

The workshop includes intensive theory sessions on aspects of eco building and a session working on "greening" a current or future project.