Building With Hemp, Steve Allin (2012)
Building with Hemp 2nd Edition
This is the second edition of the inspiring pre-eminent book on the revolutionary system of hemp building.
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.
Building with Hemp 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.
Steve Allin is an author, teacher and consultant on ecological building. He has enthusiastically pioneered the use of hemp in building in Ireland and internationally for many years. He has also contributed articles to a variety of publications from the Green Building Bible to Cannabis Culture magazine. The founding director of the International Hemp Building Association, IHBA, he continues to teach and lecture worldwide on the subject of hemp building.