UMinho spin-off uses hemp to promote bioconstruction

Natura Matéria, a UMinho spin-off mentored by the professors of the School of Engineering, Aires de Camões, Rute Eires, and Paulo Mendonça from the School of Architecture, Art and Design, is committed to sustainable construction and hemp can guarantee thermal comfort, humidity regulation, flexibility and adaptability.

“Hemp is truly a green alternative”. This is how NÓS began its conversation with César Cardoso, manager of Natura Matéria, a spin-off from the University of Minho (UMinho) that has developed various solutions based on the concept of circular economy and healthy housing.

Access the interview here and find out more about this innovative project, its applicability and potential.