Gallery: Fast-growing Bamboo Keeps Costs Low for Tiny Vo Trong Nghia Ho...

Showcasing their remarkable flexibility, the designers behind some of the most glorious eco-luxe bamboo structures on earth have conceived two prototypes for low income housing in Viet Nam. Responding to the reality that a great number of the country's citizens are living in shacks no larger than 10 square meters, Vo Trong Nghia Architects used bamboo and cardboard to slash the cost of building these small steel-framed homes in the Mekong Delta.

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