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A few years ago McCloud’s company Hab (Happiness Architecture Beauty) delivered a 42-home project called The Triangle in Swindon, Wiltshire in the UK, using hempcrete as the building material. “I look at the range of materials out there and I cannot find one to match hemp,” he told filmmakers Blaire Johnson and Linda Booker at the time. “I can’t find one that has such a low embodied energy, that locks carbon in, has such a low environmental impact, that can be grown locally and harvested with minimum input in just a few months. It’s an incredibly expedient building method.”

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