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South Africa: Cape Town is home to world's tallest hemp building

Hemporium and partners used hempcrete blocks to construct 12-storey building.

July 28, 2022

By Chriselle Moraes
A 12-storey building at 84 Harrington Street in Cape Town is officially the world’s tallest building constructed with hempcrete blocks and other hemp-related building materials. The 50-apartment structure was built by Hemporium in partnership with Afrimat Hemp and Wolf &Wolf Architects. 

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