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Lotus & Bamboo Tea Room by MINAX

Shanghai design studio MINAX have recently completed a tea room for the 2014 China International Aquilaria Culture Exposition & Living Space …

Vo Trong Nghia's Son La Restaurant hides a "bamboo forest" behind stone pavilions

<b>World Architecture Festival 2014:</b> clustered lengths of bamboo create a forest of columns in the open-air dining room of this Vietnam restaurant by Vo …

Low-cost house by Enrique Mora Alvarado built using rainforest wood and bamboo

More than 900 bamboo poles were used to construct this home, designed by architect Enrique Mora Alvarado for a site in a remote Ecuadorian rainforest …

Toigetation by H&P Architects is a bamboo toilet block covered in plants

A bamboo framework filled with plants surrounds the brick core of this sanitation facility designed by H&P Architects for a school in rural Vietnam …

Breathtakingly Beautiful Bamboo Homes In Bali - Blindfold

Not only are these bamboo buildings made from a highly sustainable super-plant, they are probably the most amazing homes we´ve ever seen, too.<p>You may …

Could bamboo replace steel reinforcement in developing countries?

Singapore’s Future Cities Laboratory is working to tap into the potential of bamboo as an alternative to steel for reinforced concrete applications …

Minnow creates spectacular lamps from New Zealand Macrocarpa and laser-cut bamboo

Based in Christchurch, New Zealand, Minnow creates stylish and sustainable lamps out of laser-cut bamboo. The husband and wife team makes their …

New Zealand

Bamboo-framed canopy shades Bangladesh community centre by Schilder Scholte

A corrugated steel roof supported by bamboo columns provides shelter for three buildings, a bicycle workshop and a playground at this community …

Eco-friendly youth center is built from bamboo, earth bricks, and recycled plastic bottles in Phnom Penh

Cambodia is one of the poorest countries in the world, but a recently completed Kouk Khleang youth center could help bring sustainable upward …

Sustainability

Revisited Bamboo Furniture by Stefan Diez

Designer Stefan Diez, based in Munich, has reinterpreted the traditional Japanese bench in bamboo for the Japan Creative 2015 : an initiative founded …

Baroque losing to Bieber: Bamboo Organ fest bowing out?

FADING NOTES Leo Renier, executive director of the 40th International Bamboo Organ Festival, stands next to the world-famous instrument inside St. …

New Miracle Commodity: None Other Than Bamboo

In a time of new materials, a very old one is sneaking into our lives. You may have noticed that bamboo is making an appearance everywhere. There are bamboo floors -- I hear there is one in the Holman Lounge of the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. -- cutting boards and walking sticks.<p>But …