Hemp Building Workshop

  • 03 Mar 2016 6:00 PM
    Message # 3857676

    A Hemp Building Workshop is being run by Shelter Building Design on the Easter long weekend from 25-28 March 2016.

    The workshop will by held at Culburra Beach on the NSW South Coast. The cost is $275 per person, which includes lunch plus morning and afternoon Tea.  Free camping is available on site.

    The course will cover:

    Mixing and placing hemp walls

    Erecting formwork

    Hemp construction methods

    Forming and finishing openings

    Installation of services


    Obtaining Council Approval

    Benefits of building with hemp

    Passive solar design

    For more information and bookings phone Kirstie on 0400177296 or by email to


    Kirstie is the principal of Shelter Building Design. She constructed the first hemp house in the Shoalhaven area. She has experience in a variety of natural building techniques and has visited numerous hemp builds around Australia, see her blogs at hempbuilding.blogspot.com.au and culburrahemphouse.blogspot.com.au

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