Nik Bertulis is a designer/builder who loves tiny homes.
He co-founded two design design/build collaboratives, DIG Coop and Monsoon Arsenal after working for several design/build firms including, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, Arcosanti and Living Structures. He currently lives in a converted shipping container tiny house. More examples of his work can be seen at nikbertulis.com.
Nik will be presenting:
Learn how to plan and build landscapes with recycled greywater. Gain valuable hands-on experience. Topics covered incude: Permitting, bio-filtration, pump-to-drip vs gravity systems, earth-valve technology, treatment wetlands, soap selection, grease traps, plant selection and soil bio-physics.
Learn how to plan and build your own composting toilet. Gain valuable hands-on experience. Topics covered incude: Permitting, humic biology + Wet vs Dry Systems+ Urine Diversion + Hygiene Theory + Disinfection Ecology Treatment Wetlands + Struvite Reactors + Sanitation Forestry + Commercial vs owner-built
Learn how to know to have healthy, fertile, carbon sequestering soils. Gain valuable hands-on experience. Topics covered incude: soil testing and literacy, bioremediation, enhancing and managing the soil food web, the hows and whys of biochar, no-till management and carbon-farming, mulching and composting.–
Humify. Hydrate. Retirp.