Small Home Made from Hemp



This beautiful small family home has a very special story to tell. Designed by architect Michael Leung and his wife Tiffany for their young family, the 60m2 (646 sq. ft.) house is actually constructed from hemp. The couple chose to use hempcrete for their home after searching for healthy, non-toxic building materials.

Hemp is an incredibly versatile plant, that unfortunately has been unfairly demonized over recent years. Essentially hemp is a low-THC version of the Cannabis sativa plant, now colloquially referred to as marijuana. This amazingly versatile plant has many uses, including medicine, food, clothing, and much more. One of the many uses of the plant, which is now being explored more in depth, is for building.

One Response to Small Home Made from Hemp

  1. Charles J.Swimmer says:

    A house made of Hemp.Whats the Den made of? Opium ? get it?an OPIUM DEN!! whats he see out of ?WINDOWPANE ! He’s made his chairs out of Rattan but his couch out of…COKE-CANE! whuts he have for breakfast ?corned beef HASH! where’s he keep his sled dogs ? In the MUSH ROOMS! He’s got his house done up in totally mixed up styles …Doesn’t he have a sensimilla?(A SENSE OF MILLIEU)…..ok I’ll stop now.

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