What is 12-Stories High and Made of Hemp? South Africa Gets Ready to Open First Hemp-Built Hotel

Now in South Africa, the tallest building in the world made out of industrial hemp will be opening to the public soon. Standing 12 stories high, 84 Harrington in Cape Town will have 54 guest rooms with breathtaking views of the iconic Table Mountain. Agence France-Presse reports that the hotel was constructed using hempcrete, which was created using the wooden parts of hemp plants, particularly among the hotel’s walls.