26 Feb '17, 1pm

Always great to see folks put bamboo to good use!...

Vietnam suffers from a relentless cycle of floods, landslides, earthquakes, and more. Because much of the country’s housing stock is poorly constructed—and unsanctioned—the natural disasters destroy thousands of families’ homes every year. PROJECT DETAILS Design Firm: H&P Architects, Hanoi, Vietnam Cost: $2,500 Project Team: Doan Thanh Ha, Tran Ngoc Phuong, Chu Kim Thinh, Erimescu Patricia, Nguyen Van Manh, Nguyen Khanh Hoa, Nguyen Quynh Trang, Tran Quoc Thang, Pham Hong Son, Hoang Dinh Toan, Pham Quang Thang, Nguyen Hai Hue, Nguyen Khac Phuoc Fabricator: H&P Architects Photography: Doan Thanh Ha Special Thanks: Nguyen Tri Thanh To minimize the risk of destruction, Hanoi-based H&P Architects developed the Blooming Bamboo House, a residential housing model that utilizes local materials and can be built by laypeople at a low cost. The 62-square-meter (670-square-foot) protot...

Full article: http://www.ecobuildingpulse.com/projects/blooming-bamboo-...

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