30 Jun '15, 4pm

Houses Made of Bamboo

Houses Made of Bamboo

Ibuku, a team of designers and builders headed by Elora Hardy in Bali make houses out of bamboo, one of the most sustainable, versatile and strongest materials available. While bamboo is a great building material on all fronts it is challenging to work with, which is why so few builders use it. Ibuku seems to have found the answer though. Elora and her team wish to raise the awareness about this great material, which has the same strength as concrete or steel, is abundant and can regenerate in just a few years.

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2015/06/houses-made-of-bamboo....

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