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Hempcrete social housing

In 2014, a important renovation program took place in the Myrha street in the 18 neighboorhood in Paris. The choice for hempcrete material to build a new social housing has set a significant position within the building industry and towards its inhabitants..
Hempcrete is an ultra-light concrete: de 330 kg/m3 compared to 2,23 to/m3 reinforced concrete.
A significant point on parisian site, which enable NORTH BY NORTHWEST architectes and LM INGENIEUR agency to reduce the depth of fondation to 3m, and has completed with 40m injections.
A considerably low environmental footprint
The carbon footprint of the construction is significantly decreased by 60% less than the Paris Climate expectations. It represents 1⁄4 of a traditionnal construction carbon footprint.