Cal-earth blog: Superadobe storY, March 2019
interview with Laura smith and caitlin deane

Cal-Earth Institute’s new Media Director, Stephanie Shabangu, interviewed Laura Smith and Caitlin Deane about their 2015 on-site Superadobe Sculpture Garden. You can find the blog post interview here and read about the creation, trial and errors, and success of this special project!

Words by Stephanie Shabangu, Laura Smith, and Caitlin Deane
Facebook and IG: @calearthinstitute

desert magazine, 2017 HOLIDAY gift-guide

DESERT magazine is a sister publication of the Desert Sun Newspaper that features places, people, and points of interest in the Coachella Valley and the Hi-Desert areas of the Morongo Basin. Their 2017 Holiday Gift Guide features all local desert artists, including Urthen. Check out the guide link here to support desert makers and shakers!

Gift Guide by Kristen Scharkey
Facebook and IG: @desert_magazine

prima materia, interview with caitlin deane

Free arts and culture print journal from Joshua Tree, CA, featuring art, photography, music, lifestyle, design, sustainability, homesteaders and more. Click here to read the first issue online!

Words by Rohini Walker. Photos by Taso Papadakis.
Facebook and IG: @lunaarcanajoshuatree


THE ETERNAL child venture guide
a break to joshua tree, november 2016

The Eternal Child is a creative branding company based out of LA that specializes in photography, design, and home goods! November's Venture Guide to Joshua Tree features the Urthen Coffee Pour-Over Funnel and many other items from local desert businesses. Click here to read the full blog post.

Words and Photos by Valerie Noell.
Facebook and IG: @theeternalchild

KCET ARTBOUND: Cal-earth sustainable architecture, fall 2013

The California Institute of Earth Architecture was commissioned by KCET for the Emmy award winning documentary series "Artbound" to showcase Superadobe Technology. Caitlin and her fellow peers are featured building a small dome and large single vault in this video. You can see more images from their Long-Term Vault Apprenticeship 2013 in the Earthworks Gallery. Watch the full video below and click here to read the full article!