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Beautiful, organic and natural solutions for a healthier, wealthier and happier life. My specialty is sustainable solutions that make sense for your needs and budget. I bring 35 years of construction, renovation and design to your project.  My unique global experience and knowledge sets me ahead of the pack. 

-Max Stadnyk, Founder & CEO

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Testimonials

“Stunning feature wall for our Show Home”

Brad & Ang Professional Builders, BC, Canada

"No one else like him in the world! The wizard of sustainable design!"

Govinda S. Restaurateur, Bali, Indonesia

"All we can say is WOW! Love the Garden Feature Max."

John & Laurel BC, Canada

“Great processes, training and quality control to produce beautiful units for our 5 Phase Beach Resort”

Ramiro A Architect, Panama

“Amazingly beautiful and radiant Greenhouse walls for our northern climate. I can crank the humidity up with no fear!”

Randy T. Corporate Manager, Saskatchewan, Canada

“We are very happy with the stunning features in our new seaside home.”

Chris H. B.C., Canada

    “The rammed earth workshop was a fantastic hands-on experience. Not only do you get the basics from start to finish, but also the smaller details that make a rammed earth wall a work of art. I'm not from the building trades, but after the workshop I am confident that I can--using tools and materials from any big box hardware store--make a wall that will last for 500 years. Thank you, Max, for giving us the skills and information to make better buildings!”

    Nathan D. Tacoma, Washington, USA

    I loved the course. You are a great teacher Max. The course was smooth yet very informative. I am happy to see we have many common interests and that you are very knowledgeable in multiple areas. I will definitely build a rammed earth house now that I've seen all the benefits.”

    Charles S. Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada

    “Thank you, Max, for the hands-on experience building rammed earth walls. The course is essential to anyone that wants to take on this type of project. Max did an excellent job of teaching u the tricks of the trade and was able to answer any questions our group had. I felt confident and prepared to take on my own building project after completing the course. Kind regards,”

    Alfred P. Kimberley B.C, Canada

    “Max teaches Natural Regenerative Design with systems that dramatically effect the performance of a space or a room in ways that as a professional Architect, I did not even know existed. It has changed the way I look at design!”

    Leonardo T. Architect in Spain

      "It was worth every penny. I would do it again in a heartbeat."

      My uncle Wayne and I attended the workshop the first week of September 2021 in Prince George, BC with Max and the crew.

      I am an amateur builder who has remodeled few houses. My personal building plan is to first build a small privacy wall at my home, then a large shed, and then ultimately, a large vacation/retirement home…all entirely from rammed earth.

      We could not be happier with the results of what we learned during the week of the workshop.

      -Patrick Benson, Arden Hills, Minnesota, USA

      The workshop build was for a one-level single family house of about 1500 square feet in size. Roughly half of the rammed earth walls were built when we got there, which turned out to be perfect. We got to see pretty much everything live after the footing stage of the process: sourcing materials, mixing materials, creating test batches, building and moving forms, bracing forms, tint batches, pneumatic ramming, hand tamping, and puddle caps.

      There was a great mix of sizes for the walls including some pretty difficult corner walls, which was a treat.

       All in all, Max, and the crew were incredibly patient and helpful. They always stopped for as long as we needed to explain something we did not quite understand or something we had questions about.

       The workbook was a fantastic compendium to the workshop. It has all the basics right in there, which is great now that I am back home and planning my own projects.

       Before, during, and after the workshop, Clifton has been very responsive and helpful. He is always open to an email or phone call. So is Max.

       I could not recommend this workshop more if you want to build anything out of rammed earth. These guys are pros and it shows. If you are going to learn, you might as well learn from the best, and that is what these guys are.

       It was worth every penny. I would do it again in a heartbeat.

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