Category list : Bamboo
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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
Vo Trong Nghia is well-versed in using bamboo, and this cafe in Kontum City illustrates his growing virtuosity
A bold aesthetic and practical blend of ancient and modern is adopted for a south-west Mexico sports centre
On the front line of a design-led call to arms, bamboo is giving a physical form to the elusive concept of public space
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
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
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
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