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Grow Your Own House. Woman Builds Incredible Green Houses With Bamboo. Elora Hardy spent the last 5 years building ecologically sustainable bamboo houses in Bali.

Woman Builds Incredible Green Houses With Bamboo

She left a successful fashion career in New York to create the Ibuku company to build bamboo houses in Bali. / TED / via Inhabitat. Bamboo Micro Housing Proposal / AFFECT-T. Architects: AFFECT-T Location: Hong Kong Architect In Charge: Luke Hayes Area: 15.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of AFFECT-T Design Team: Dylan Baker-Rice, Damita Yu, Matthew Donkersley, Sara Campagna, Cherie Cheung, Sam Ki, Jason Yeung Contractor: Hung Wai Decoration Company Ltd.

Bamboo Micro Housing Proposal / AFFECT-T

From the architect. The micro-dwelling units is approximately 3 meters wide by 2.5 meters long and 3.7 meters tall. The built example constitutes a home for a single resident or couple with cooking, sleeping and sitting areas built-in. The various sized units fit together to form a larger assemblage with some functioning as services for the larger communities and others as areas for communal dining, games, education, etc.

For Rent: Your Own Bamboo Palace by the Great Wall. Older For Rent: Your Own Bamboo Palace by the Great Wall by Margot Guralnick Issue 4 · Chinese New Year · January 31, 2014 Newer Issue 4 · Chinese New Year · January 31, 2014 A tip from my Travel + Leisure hotline: If seeing the Great Wall of China is at the top of your bucket list, you can stay practically within touching distance of i, and in great style, at Commune by the Great Wall.

For Rent: Your Own Bamboo Palace by the Great Wall

Photographs via Commune by the Great Wall, unless noted. Above: Part of the structure is built over a pool of water (though the replicas rise over a gravel garden). Above: The house's six bedrooms have futons resting on tatami mats. Coconut-Shaped Bamboo Dome Built Without a Single Nail. Bamboo building virtuoso Vo Trong Nghia designed and constructed the gorgeous bamboo Water and Wind Cafe in the Binh Duong province of Vietnam.

Coconut-Shaped Bamboo Dome Built Without a Single Nail

Not only does the domed structure the versatility and strength of bamboo, which is a rapid-growing renewable material, it was also built without the use of even one nail! We’ve seen other bamboo buildings before but what makes Nghia’s stand out is the dynamic domed shapes he is able to achieve with the material – especially without the use of modern machinery or metal structures. In fact, every bit of bamboo in the design was woven together using traditional Vietnamese weaving techniques.

The cafe’s frame measures 30 feet high and features an opening at the very top of the dome that allows daylight to stream inside. Low-cost bamboo housing in vietnam by H&P architects. Apr 08, 2013 low cost bamboo housing in vietnam by H&P architects vietnamese low cost housing by H&P architectssix member family developed by vietnamese H&P architects, the low-cost housing project is situated in a flood-stricken region that receives extreme temperatures year-round. meeting the basic residential needs of a residential dwelling, the building will be assembled using minimal components and bamboo module units. secured using anchors, ties and solid connections, the structure will be strong enough to float in floods. built with local materials such as bamboo, leaves and recycled oil containers, the concept combines traditional architectural characteristics to distinguish the exterior fabric. costing just under 2000USD per unit, the plan allows for mass-production, and the ability for villagers to build themselves. eight member family perspective eight member family diagram building steps materials concept.

low-cost bamboo housing in vietnam by H&P architects

Doug Starn and Mike Starn. Wormhole, Conical Bamboo Structures by Eko prawoto. “Wormhole” is a project by Indonesian architect Eko Prawoto.

Wormhole, Conical Bamboo Structures by Eko prawoto

Three conical bamboo structures on the lawn of the national museum of singapore… National Museum of Singapore. The virtues of bamboo. THE BAMBOO Sea in Sichuan province, China, is a 120 sq km forest of bamboo Bamboo.

The virtues of bamboo

It’s been around us all our lives. It’s something we have so much of that we don’t even think about it anymore. Tr20. Bamboo architecture, construction, and design. Bamboo Building Essentials. Cover. Bamboo Buildings. Bamboo Buildings Grow it, build with it.

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Phyllostachys aurea, Tetragonoclamus angulatus, Phyllostachys nigra f. punctuata,Phyllostaches bamb. violascens, Phyllostachys nigra f. 'Boryana',Phyllostachys viridis'Sulphurea', Phyllostachys bambusoides. (Illustration Photo by Wetterwald M.F.) Building with Bamboo: 13 Super Sustainable Structures. It’s 100% natural, thrives in diverse climates, grows up to a whopping 39 inches per day and is super-strong; why isn’t bamboo already used more often as a building material?

Building with Bamboo: 13 Super Sustainable Structures

While bamboo structures have long been common in Asia and the South Pacific, they’re only just gaining prominence in the rest of the world. From schools to disaster shelters, these 13 bamboo buildings prove just how strong, durable, eco-friendly and visually pleasing this perennial evergreen grass can be. Water and Wind Cafe, Vietnam (images via: vo trong nghia) Made almost entirely of bamboo without the use of a single nail, the Water and Wind Cafe in the Binh Duong province of Vietnam is just one example of incredible bamboo structures designed by architecture firm Vo Trong Nghia.

Bamboo Courtyard Teahouse / Harmony World Consulting & Design. Architects: Harmony World Consulting & Design Location: ShiQiao, Yangzhou, China Architect In Charge: Sun Wei Design Team: Shi Jun, Peter Dykes, Zhang QianQian Area: 400 sqm Year: 2012 Photographs: T+E Located in the ShiQiao garden in Yangzhou, a city to the northwest of Shanghai, there is a floating Bamboo Courtyard Teahouse designed by Chinese architect Sun Wei, partner of HWCD.

Bamboo Courtyard Teahouse / Harmony World Consulting & Design

As an international design practice, with offices in London and Barcelona, HWCD has been developing various projects, specializes in boutique hotels, residents and mix-use projects. Their projects emphasize on the existing “worldwide interconnectedness” in the architecture and design spheres by bringing together traditional Asian aesthetic and modern design language. The Bamboo Courtyard is an example of the HWCD design philosophy, embracing the traditional Chinese garden fundamentals while blending into the natural environment. Bamboo House. The Bamboo Curtain House / Eco-id Architects. Architects: Eco-id Architects - Sim Boon Yang Location: Singapore Completion: 2011 Area: 4,500 sqf Photographs: Sim Boon Yang A curtain of bamboo creates a beautiful natural screen that contrasts perfectly against the raw off-form concrete structure of this Modernist home in tropical Singapore.

Recently completed, the house stands elevated on a hillside neighbourhood of single-storey houses on the fringe of MacRitchie Forest Reserve. The screen comprises two layers of mature hollow bamboo sections specially ordered from a Javanese bamboo forest. Each section of 150mm in diameter were cut to length, cleaned and left in its natural finish. Suspended with a wire clip to a hanging bar, the bamboo sways in the slightest breeze and gently collides much like a giant wind chime, making the house both visually and aurally responsive to the weather. The Bamboo Curtain House is owned and designed by Sim Boon Yang of the award-winning Architects based in Singapore.

Trang chủ. Bamboo Wing / Vo Trong Nghia. Architects: Vo Trong Nghia Location: Flamingo Dai Lai Resort, Vinh Phuc province, Vietnam Completion Year: 2010 Construction Area: 1,600 sqm Photo credit (construction): Vo TrongNghia Co., Ltd. Photographs: Hiroyuki Oki Inspired by nature, “Bamboo wing” takes the form of bird wings and floats over the natural landscape of the site situated near Hanoi, Vietnam.

The aim of the project was to study bamboo and the potential space it can create by using bamboo not only as a finishing material but as a structural one. This building is a pure bamboo structure, using no steel or other man-made structural materials. This unique structure, flying over the sky as bird wings, allows us to experience a 12 meter open space without any vertical columns.The open space can be used for many purposes such as wedding parties, live music concerts, ceremonies etc. The shape of the roof as bird wings is good for capturing the wind inside the building. . * Location to be used only as a reference. wNw Bar / Vo Trong Nghia. Architects: Vo Trong Nghia Location: Phu Tho district, Thu Dau Mot Town, Binh Duong, Vietnam Project Completion: 2008 Construction Area: 250 sqm Photographer: Phan Quang The Nw bar is located in an artificial lake next to the wNw café.

To create a contrasting space to the cafe, the bar is designed as an enclosed space which can be used for different purposes such as music concerts, shows, ceremonies etc. A structural bamboo arch system was designed for this dome; 10m high and spanning 15m across. The main frame is made by 48 prefabricated units, each of them is made of several bamboo elements bound together. Bamboo Booth 2012 / Vo Trong Nghia. Architect: Vo Trong Nghia Location: Hanoi, Vietnam Architects in charge: Vo Trong Nghia, Masaaki Iwamoto, Takashi Niwa, Kosuke Nishijima Completion: April 2012 Photographs: Nguyen Quang Phuc, Vo Trong Nghia This exposition booth was exhibited in the “Vietnam Architecture Exhibition 2012″, held in Hanoi for 5 days in April, 2012.

With the dimension of 3 x 8.6 m rectangle and 4.2-meter high and more than 10-ton weight, the booth was constructed in two days by using approximately 500 bamboos as the only material. Bamboos were chosen to express Vietnamese architecture culture. To cope up with the short construction time period, bamboos are placed straightly like brickwork to create massive wall, floor and roof in a minimalist manner.

The Company calls it “bamboo masonry”, or a quasi log house structured by bamboos. El Camion Restaurant / LLONA + ZAMORA Arquitectos + Fernando Mosquera. Architects: LLONA + ZAMORA arquitectos [Michelle Llona + Rafael Zamora] + Fernando Mosquera Location: Villa el Salvador, Lima, Perú Project area: 220 sqm Project year: 2009 Photographs: Michelle Llona R On the Panamerican Highway, nineteen kilometers south of Lima, there is a mandatory rest stop for truck drivers, which include a gas station, rest areas and food services.

EL CAMION is located on one of the corners of this rest stop, in an area of 22.5 x 10m, where it is unfeasible to park. Surrounded by trucks, with constant movement, there is always a new landscape. The restaurant is locked up between trucks; hence the project looked for the creation of an “interior”, providing patios in which truck drivers could rest after extended working hours. The project proposes a main volume of 20 x 2.5m and 6m in height, that achieves the desired intimacy, while establishing a formal dialogue with the surrounding elements. The materiality distinguishes two systems. Bamboo Structure Project / Pouya Khazaeli Parsa. Bamboo Shelter by Esan Rahmani + Mukul Damle. Australian designer Esan Rahmani in collaboration with Mukul Damle have designed “Bamboo Pavillion”, a synthesis of sustainable ideas for a communal shelter for the disadvantaged around the Indian Ocean Rim.

Focusing on readily available materials in the region, the whole pavillion is designed to be made from bamboo. Bamboo City. Construction with Bamboo - ZERI Pavillion. As only the materials steel and concrete have been admitted in germany, but most of the carrying material was bamboo (guadua angustifolia) and wood (aliso), a prototype has to be build in Columbia.. Also the new connection types with steel straps and poles and mortar injections had not been used or tested before. Green Village. Green Village. Elora Hardy: Building a sustainable (bamboo) future. Ibuku. Welcome - Selamat Datang. Bamboo House Necessary #132. Bella ed efficiente questa casa a Rotselaar, nelle Fiandre, progettata dallo studio AST 77. Costruita al posto di un edificio preesistente, ne ha conservato il muro di contenimento, su cui poggia la facciata posteriore.

Il dislivello ha permesso di avere un piano in più, rispettando la cubatura consentita, grazie al tetto a falda. Il tamponamento esterno di pannelli di bambù non ha solo una funzione estetica, ma aiuta il sistema di ventilazione, agevolato anche dalla presenza di una fitta piantumazione di alberi attorno alla casa - sempre fresca d'estate. Il riscaldamento a pavimento e l’isolamento delle pareti favoriscono il mantenimento del calore in inverno, facendone così un edificio a basso consumo energetico.