Category list : Bamboo
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Wa Shan Guesthouse, Xiangshan, China by Wang ShuSubscription
Drawing on traditions of scholarliness and non-conformity, Wang Shu’s new guesthouse for the China Academy of Art adds to the remote campus neighbourhood that he has been building for over a decade
A bold aesthetic and practical blend of ancient and modern is adopted for a south-west Mexico sports centre
A cluster of woven and slatted bamboo dormitory pods for Noh Bo’s expanding orphanage
Natural progression: Abari, NepalSubscription
Eschewing the predominant trend to build in concrete, Nripal Adhikary and Abari favour vernacular Nepali building materials and traditions
Makoko Floating School by NLE Architects, LagosSubscription
A floating school constructed from bamboo and timber gives a poor waterborne community in Lagos a social focus
A sculptor’s studio is enveloped by a bamboo cage for drying completed artworks
Simple materials and local skills inform a life-enhancing rural architecture.
She sees sustainability as a synonym for beauty, and handmade constructions as a catalyst for development
Ganga Maki Textile Studio by Studio Mumbai: ‘Craft is not a story of stagnation but of sensible emergence’Subscription
An innovative combination of traditional craft and local materials propels us to rethink how craft is understood
On the front line of a design-led call to arms, bamboo is giving a physical form to the elusive concept of public space