Hemcrete® was utilized for this project at the Owner’s request, as it fulfilled the design objectives noted below. At the time, it was the largest Hempcrete design that Alembic Studio, LLC has undertaken, at 3600 s.f. conditioned space. The house is located in Virginia Beach, where seismic zone 2 conditions and 130 m.p.h.wind loads presented considerable design challenges for a hemp building... Read more
The Nauhaus Prototype is a building system born from a simple thought: a whole systems building design approach that combines the best of cutting edge modern building science with the advantages of traditional building materials and techniques. Through a combination of passive solar design... Read more.
California Hemp Addition
When California based hemp advocates Beate Kirmse and her husband Bern J. Galvin needed to renovate an old leaky solarium at their house, they naturally decided to build with Hempcrete. Beate's blog documents the entire process, from design and legalities, to construction and completion. Read more here.
Hale o Mana'olana
More coming soon! Hempcrete will be utilized for this project at the owners' requests, as it fulfills their design objectives and energy performance requirements.