Bernhard Masterson

Bernhard Masterson is a consummate natural builder who fuses a deep commitment to sustainable systems and a rich sense of aesthetics to create unique structures. Trained as a sculptor and educator Bernhard has focused on natural building since 2002. He integrates straw-bale, cob, slip-straw and other techniques to build cottages, studios, rocket mass heaters, earth ovens and Rumford fireplaces. Bernhard is a positive and insightful teacher who derives deep satisfaction from empowering others to pursue their visions.