Category list : Bamboo
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‘Bamboo has a fragile form of beauty, but in reality, in terms of tensile capacity, culms are stronger than steel’Subscription
An exploration of bamboo and adobe to support an ecological lifestyle at the Longquan International Biennale
‘In architectural practice you are so isolated from the reality of the country': Yasmeen Lari and self-sustaining architectureVideoSubscription
Winner of the Jane Drew Prize 2020, Pakistan’s first female architect builds what she describes as ‘barefoot architecture’, treading lightly on the planet
‘The paradigm of development-aid-charity has come to dominate African architecture to the exclusion of almost everything else’Subscription
Only with change will Africa – confined by the expectation of being influenced rather than influencing – realise its true architectural potential
24H explore the principles of bioclimatic design with a giant bamboo manta ray
Comunal’s work in Tepetzintán, Puebla, started with restoring the tradition of bamboo construction, which had been forgotten as a building technique.
Bamboo Courtyard Teahouse by HWCD, YangzhouSubscription
A teahouse framed by a delicate bamboo envelope provides the contemporary setting for the traditional ritual of the tea ceremony
Vo Trong Nghia is well-versed in using bamboo, and this cafe in Kontum City illustrates his growing virtuosity
With offices in Ethiopia and Belgium, this firm seeks to challenge the established notions of ‘humanitarian’ architecture
AR House 2014 Highly Commended: The prototype for H&P’s Bamboo Home reconceptualises vernacular technologies for the present day to create a simple and inventive flood-resistant dwelling
An increasingly used renewable local resource, Bamboo, is being innovatively used to build a primary school in Thailand