One Massachusetts couple decided to use the most cutting-edge green technologies in their new beach house. It was more challenging than they expected.
Parsons Heathy Materials Lab has identified the Cape Cod Hemp House as a precedent-setting architectural project and features it in their recent publication.
The Cape Cod Hemp House has won a FUTURE HOUSE AWARD from Global Design News and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design for 2023.
See how Chris Yerkes and the crew at Cedarworks mananged to bring a very traditional Cape Cod feel to this very non-traditional build.
Want to learn more about Hemp-Lime? View documents related to it from the Parsons School of Design – The New School.
Hemp hurds are extremely strong and can be used in construction projects. Click here to learn more about the building codes related to this material.
While these assembly drawings might look typical, they’re actually quite unique because of the nature of the house. View the different drawings below to learn more.