Turns out seaweed is fireproof and has a life expectancy of 150 years. It is also a good insulator. These are just some of the facts you will learn if you visit DeZeen Magazine’s article on The Modern Seaweed House.
The Modern Seaweed House revisits the traditional construction method in Læsø, where for many centuries trees were scarce but seaweed has always been abundant on the beaches. At one stage there were hundreds of seaweed-clad houses on the island but now only around 20 remain, which prompted Realdania Byg to initiate a preservation project.
Don’t miss this amazing article via The Modern Seaweed House by Vandkunsten and Realdania.