Building with Hemp
With foreword by
Joseph Little MRIAI, BArch and Anthony Cohu
Building with Hemp by Steve Allin has been an inspiration for architects, builders, community activists, students and teachers around the world and as this construction system is gaining in popularity this edition will be even more important in assisting the uptake of this technology internationally. In it’s second edition, updated to include both the origins of the system and the latest developments and projects, it now has over 340 colour photographs and illustrations. With chapters that focus on everything from the materials and how they are produced to the finishes possible, the ‘How To’ section has been expanded and covers all aspects of the utilization of hemp materials for building.
This book has been an inspiration for architects, builders, community activists, students and teachers around the world and as this construction system is gaining in popularity this edition will be even more important in assisting the uptake of this technology internationally. www.hempbuilding.com
Steve Allin is an author, teacher and consultant on ecological building. He has enthusiastically pioneered the use of hemp in building internationally for many years and has also contributed articles to a variety of publications from the Green Building Bible to Irish Tech News. The founding director of the International Hemp Building Association (IHBA) he continues to advise, educate and lecture worldwide on the subject of hemp building.
Content 192 pages
Size 25 x 23.5 cm
Illustrations 340 colour illustrations
Binding Paperback, cover with flaps
Published in 2005, 2nd edition April 2012
Price € 30.00
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I wish to see more deep details 🙂 For example I miss details of the compositions with description…
Björn Westman –
Your book is inspiring for us to building houses and to start some sort of import or manufacturing of hempcrete (swedish: ”hampabruk”) in a bigger scale.