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Verena Maeder

Verena Maeder is an earthbuilding artisan with 25 years experience in the construction of earth buildings.
Since 2002 she is the owner and driving force of SolidEarth Ltd, who run an adobe brick manufacture and have carried out well over 100 earth building projects in New Zealand, from the construction of mudbrick homes, to earthen plasters over drywall or strawbale, to the restoration of historic earth buildings.
Verena is trained in Architecture as well as Building Biology and Ecology (BBE) and Interior Design. She has done extensive research on earth building with a focus on the health aspects of earth as a building material.