Construction of Canberra’s first hemp house. From left, homeowner Rowan Woodburn, Prostyle Building director David Fogg, and Plan It Green designer Angela Knock. Photo: Jamila Toderas
It’s fire resistant, termite proof, completely natural and carbon positive – welcome to Canberra’s first hemp house.
The home, which is under construction in O’Connor, is one of just 24 hemp houses in Australia, but when you hear the benefits it’s surprising that there aren’t more.