Big Coastal

2013 - The Big Coastal was designed as the primary residence for a family of four, located a block from the Atlantic Ocean.

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

2009 - The Nauhaus Prototype was made possible by a private venture of highly passionate and driven building professionals and volunteers.

 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.

 

Ecostead Versant

2015 - Alembic Studio's latest Hempsteads Homestead, Sky Orchard, is moving gracefully through the design process. A Hempsteads Home utilizes a hempcrete wall system as the building's envelope.

Hempcrete will be utilized for this project at the owners' requests, as it fulfills their design objectives and energy performance requirements.This will be the largest, and most multifaceted, hempcrete design that Alembic Studio, LLC has undertaken to date... Read more.

 

 

 

 

Hale o Mana'olana

2015 - Hale o Mana'olana. Alembic Studio's is currently designing a Hempsteads Homestead in Hawai'i!

 More coming soon! Hempcrete will be utilized for this project at the owners' requests, as it fulfills their design objectives and energy performance requirements.