Steve Allin Building with Hemp

ISBN 13: 9780955110900

Building with Hemp

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9780955110900: Building with Hemp

The second edition of the inspiring pre-eminent book on the revolutionary system of hemp building is now available.
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.

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About the Author:

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.

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"If you're planning to build an eco-friendly house, you will certainly come across hemp as a construction material. The benefits are many, and the book goes through all of them. 
 Allin's interest lies in the fact that there are still many people around the world coming up with new and imaginative ways of using hemp in every climate and all weather conditions. His aim, therefore, is not to provide a manual, but to inspire. Still, he certainly shows how feasible it is!"

-SelfBuild & Improve Your Home June 2012

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