The Latest in Prototype News

For the last couple weeks, Matt and his crew, plus volunteers, have been continuing the second floor Hemcrete installation.

If you’re interested in volunteering for the Nauhaus Prototype Project, please contact Billy.

Click here to view the entire Nauhaus Prototype Construction Chronology.

Current View of Southeast
Current View of Southeast
Current View of Southwest
Current View of Southwest
Hemp Stacked and Waiting
Hemp Stacked and Waiting
The Trusty Mixer
The Trusty Mixer

Ben is the fastest Hemcrete installer in the West!
Adam is the fastest Hemcrete installer in the West!
Support for the upper forms on the North side.  The black landscape fabric covers the CMU blocks, which will be beneath grade.
Support for Upper Forms over CMU Wall
Closeup of Form Attachment
Closeup of Form Attachment
Scaffolding
Scaffolding
The forms are built up almost ot the overhangs, and are stuffed by hand.
The forms are built up almost ot the overhangs, and are stuffed by hand.

Completed Window Opening
Completed Window Opening

Thermally broken mounting bracket for roof supports.  The pink is foam insulation.
Thermally broken mounting bracket for roof supports. The pink is foam insulation.

Closeup of Hemcrete in Form
Closeup of Hemcrete in Form

A combination of custom and pre-made forms is used on the 2nd floor.
A combination of custom and pre-made forms is used on the 2nd floor.

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