HEMP BUILDING - USA
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Mar 4th, 2016 HEMP BUILDING PERMIT APPROVED……HOOOYA !!!
Now for the really cool stuff - look at this amazing sacred geometry round "hemp" house Neil and his partner, Stella are going to start building in Nevada City, CA - probably around June I'm guessing. For sure we'll have an on-site workshop to teach more folks to build with hemp :) Neil's team will be arranging dates, times and fees in due course.
Apr. 8, 2016 footings started for the first round hemp house in America !! Can't wait to do on-site hemp busting on this project - AWESOME
May. 20, 2016 Combo container of iHemp/iBinder arrived on site
roof on - looks like a round house :)
November, 2015 - Yoseff Ben-Yehuda has poured his foundations and pulled the trigger on a 40' hempCrete combo container to build his very own abode in Marfa, TX
Jan. 28, 2016 - first wall stick framed on-site, yahoo
Mar. 23, 2016 - first wall of hemp being busted
photos courtesy Yoseff Ben-Yehuda
North render view
South render view
1st Floor plan w/Hempcrete exterior walls coloured green
2nd Floor plan w/Hempcrete exterior walls coloured green
cut-away view 3D view of interior
Stacey and family have started restoring their home in Missouri this year and will host 2 x 3-day hemp building workshops 30th November to December 1st, 2017
family home has been demo'd on the inside to make ready for Hempcrete retrofitting from the inside out
from the street
sketch of proposed new layout
Nov. 22nd - All the family (and friends) on deck to unload the container
Nov. 3oth - weather's getting cooler for sure
Dec. 18th - MgO lap siding started
The first “Platinum LEED” certified Hempcrete home in the WORLD, created by Clarke Snell, Jeff Buscher and Tim Callahan - Alembic Studio We might have had "PassivHaus" certification had it not been for the blower door test, that failed due to a gap in the french doors from Serious Materials. However the blower door test was phenomenal compared to any traditional house !
Average all electric energy bill per month: $40
The NauHaus Team
Energy Consumption: $0.03c per Square Foot Per Month !
Karen Vizzina assisted us with installations on both the NauHaus and the Martin/Korp Residence (Town Mountain) to gain experience installing Hempcrete and has purchased materials to build her own home now in Franklin, NC (about 1.5 hours from Asheville).
Her home is built on her farm in a rural area without bank financing and with volunteer help