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Bizarre Buru Buru Amphitheater Built With Straw Noodles Sprouts Mushrooms!

by , 08/04/14
filed under: Architecture, gallery



Bittertang architecture, Buru Buru living amphitheater, straw-filled tubes, straw architecture, multifunctional architecture, sustainable building materials, biodegradable building materials, natural building materials, performance architecture, straw noodles, LED lights, green lighting

Buru Buru is one of Bittertang’s most spatial designs but it continues the thread of using alternative materials and building multi-functional performance spaces. (For example, their Burble Bup eco-friendly pavilion on Governor’s Island in New York has a roof made from iridescent inflatable tubes and a landscaped base of soil-filled fabric.)

Related: Burble Bup is A Playful Green Pavilion for Governor’s Island Designed by Bittertang

The amphitheater is built from straw-filled tubes encased in biodegradable materials such as jute and nylon. The meandering straw wattles are tightly stacked and attached to a radial framework of trusses. The structure, which looks like a hillside shelter that blends effortlessly with its surroundings, will act as a temporary performance space lit with LED lights.

+ Bittertang

Via Treehugger

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