Architects Are Turning To Cannabis-Based ‘Hempcrete’ That Could Revolutionize The Way We Build Our Homes

By Becca Inglis, Yahoo News on October 15, 2023

In search of more sustainable ways to build our homes, some architects are turning to a surprising resource — hemp, the sister plant to cannabis, which can be transformed into a material called hempcrete.

What is hempcrete?
Hempcrete is a carbon-negative building material made out of hemp, which is increasingly being used in place of concrete.

The biocomposite material is created from hemp shiv — the woody core of hemp stalks — and mixed with a binder, such as lime powder, and water.

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