As the framing moves toward completion, the crew looks to a few interior soundproofing elements, as well as a couple more exterior cement features.
Framing moves quickly on any build, and this one was no different even if the building envelope differs with a hemp-lime build.
Before the subfloors come the steel beams, sills, and sill plates, and ours are hefty.
The basement, built to withstand extreme weather but ultimately leave the house intact should the worst happen, is almost complete.
Grade beams and piers will carry the load of this magnificant and sustainable house.
Driving piles for a pile and grade beam plus pier foundation in the middle of summer in a busy neighborhood on the cape didn't win favors with the neighbors.
Simple checkboxes take a long time in a pandemic...
How does one get started building a hemp home? By asking the right questions of the right people.