Hemp Houses Are Growing In South Africa

Sustainable building on the rise in South Africa

South Africa's building industry has taken another step forward. High up on a hill overlooking the sea in Noordhoek, Western Cape, stands the House that Hemp Built.

The first of its kind in South Africa, the building was constructed almost entirely of materials that could be grown on a few hectares of land within months.

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Silhouetted against the sky, the hemp
house slowly takes ahape.

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Healthy hemp plants growing on the trial
plot in Stellenbosch near Cape Town.
Hemp grown for commercial purposes is
taller than the recreational variety.

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South Africa's first hemp house is made
almost entirely from eco-friendly material.
(Images: Hemporium)

Posted by Jim Hatridge on March 16, 2012 at 12:21 AM 3035 Views