These materials are used since the dawn of time and are definitively materials for tomorrow.

 

 

Hemp: a dynamic matter

Chenevotte shines through its heat/light reflection. It is the inside of the hemp stem, defibered and 70% of its structure is made of silica crystalline. A very mineral like vegetal body, which suits perfectly the building. We instantly notice its presence it is a material that wraps, that relaxes.

• Very light, very insulating

• Compaction resistant

• Abundant, affordable and local


Clay

Undeniably the most utilized material in the history of mankind. The most ecological of all. It is a binder present everywhere, used as it is, without transformation.

• Ionizing

• Sanitizing

•Abundant, affordable and local


Sand

Local sand, quartz, marble or rock powders are the basis of finishing coatings and natural mortars. Sans is a key ingredient for construction; it is a mass that stabilizes temperature.

•Very heavy, strong thermal inertia

•Stable and inert

•Abundant, affordable and local

 


Lime

Lime is a binder that has been used for millenniums. Its mastery dates back to antiquity. It is a versatile material extends far beyond construction. Lime cleanses stabilizes and keeps materials from deteriorating. It is a natural glue coming from limestone's baking. It is used as much in mortar fabrication as in decorative effects preparation.

•Antiseptic and antifungal

•Breathable

•Abundant, affordable and local