building with hemp

Building with industrial hemp is a rapidly growing trend in sustainable construction. Not only is it eco-friendly, but it also offers superior insulation and fire resistance properties. In this article, we’ll explore the whys and hows of building with industrial hemp and provide you with everything you need to know to get started.

Why Build with Industrial Hemp?

You will learn how a structure made with industrial hemp is healthy. The water permeable and insulation properties are explained as well as the cost-effectiveness and sustainability of growing industrial hemp.

How to Build with Industrial Hemp?

You will learn about the types of building materials made with industrial hemp and be able to put your hands on samples. Our presenters have real-world experience building with industrial hemp. Learn about the specialized equipment and processes that are available.

Our Presenters

    • Blain Becktold, iHemp Michigan
    • Cody Lee, Hemp For Humanity
    • Doug Allan, H2O Builders
    • Kim Croes, Fiber Fort
    • Scott Pellegrom, Hemp Flooring

If you’re interested in building with industrial hemp, it’s important to work with experienced professionals who can guide you through the process.

Join us at our workshop “The Why & How of Building with Industrial Hemp” to get real insight from those actively working with industrial hemp.

April 15th

9 am until 3:30 pm

University of Michigan
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
2000 Bonisteel Blvd
Room 1360
Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
$40 per person, lunch included
$25 for students, student ID required

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