House made of hemp

SUSAN STRONGMAN

tdn hemp stand

SUSAN STRONGMAN
Hemp Technologies co-founder Greg Flavall holds a bag of hemp at NZ’s first hemp house which is being built in Brixton.

On a four hectare lifestyle block a few minutes north of New Plymouth, New Zealand’s first hemp house is being built.

Amongst wandering sheep, chooks and bee hives, the house is being constructed out of timber and hempcrete – a mixture of hemp, lime and water.

The 190 square-metre building’s owners, Lance and Miranda Palmer, say their hemp home will breathe and will be fire and pest resistant.

 

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http://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/business/9835306/House-made-of-hemp

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