Kirk Mobert

Kirk is a native Californian with a love of critters, fire and mud. He's been a natural builder for over a decade and has been teaching at Cob Cottage Co. and throughout California for the last 7 years. For Kirk, exploring the possibilities and pushing the boundaries is where it's at. While Natural Building is an ancient building technique, for our modern Western culture it is new;  there's still lots of room for discovery and experimentation. Over the years, Kirk's focus has shifted towards teaching full time. The world needs more natural builders, and he loves the work.


The Solar Living Institute is a 501 (c)(3) educational nonprofit organization offering instruction in solar training and sustainable practices.  Founded in 1998, we have been providing professional solar training and a wide array of sustainability courses for 20 years. Our courses are taught by experienced practitioners who bring years of real world knowledge to the classroom with a focus on helping students prepare for job opportunities, start businesses, and live more sustainably.

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