Building

Virtual tours of hemp building projects featured at IHBA symposium

The International Hemp Building Association (IHBA) will tour hemp construction projects around the world next week during its 9th Annual…

September 9, 2020

€7 million investment for factory to boost output of hemp blocks

Belgian hemp block maker IsoHemp said it has raised nearly €7 million to build a new high-tech factory, as the…

August 3, 2020

Nepal’s SHIV completes hempcrete building for non-profit clinic

Nepal-based Shah Hemp Inno-Ventures (SHIV) has completed a hempcrete structure that serves as a specialized craniofacial surgery and recovery center,…

July 21, 2020

HempFlax buys German insulation maker, launches new division

Holland-based HempFlax has purchased Thermo-Natur, a German company that makes insulation from natural fibers, and has launched a building supplies…

May 21, 2020

HempWood maker in deals with cabinet, flooring specialists

U.S.-based Fibonacci LLC, maker of “HempWood,” has announced deals with Canadian and American partners who will make cabinets and flooring…

May 7, 2020

Book by U.S. research team lays out case for hemp building

A team of researchers at New York's Parsons School of Design has authored a nearly 200-page book laying out the…

April 30, 2020

Project in Morocco combines hemp and solar to go totally off grid

A team of organizations has completed construction of a ground-breaking eco-building in Morocco that combines hemp construction with a high-tech…

April 14, 2020

Despite the problems brought on by virus, a call to till on

By Steve Allin It is scary how things can change in just a few weeks. Unless you were living in…

April 7, 2020

Hemp board, load-bearing blocks, modular builds on tap at IHBA

The development of hemp board, modular hemp construction, and load-bearing hemp bricks are only a few of the topics on…

February 27, 2020

Hempcrete scores a perfect ‘O’ under ASTM fire testing in USA

Hempcrete’s perfect performance in recent fire resistance tests in the USA can help move the material one step closer to…

February 25, 2020