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Cannabis walls add warmth to this eco-friendly home in Israel

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 05, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lucy Wang) last modified Dec 04, 2017

Cannabis is good for more than just medicine—industrial hemp has its uses in eco-friendly architecture too. Haifa-based studio Tav Group built Ein Hod, an eco-minded home for artists, using hempcrete, a bio-composite made from hemp hurds, hydrated lime, and water with desirable thermal properties. Located on a hillside in a rural Israeli artist’s village, the beautiful terraced home is optimized for passive solar and ventilation to further minimize energy demands. The use of natural...





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