Gallery: Living Growing Root Bridges Are 100% Natural Architecture


In the forests of Meghalaya, India, the War-Khasis people have discovered a patient way of crossing the many rivers of their wet region. By guiding the roots of an abundant species of rubber tree, they were able to create a living system of bridges that are in some cases over one hundred feet long and can support the weight of 50 people!

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  1. leonardomarsh February 16, 2010 at 3:04 pm

    this is beautifull!!!
    thakyou for showing us this amazing living arquitecture example!
    just shows you how we can live in harmony with nature in realy beautifull ways…
    truly inspiring :)

  2. greenpress editor1 February 16, 2010 at 1:30 pm

    this is really interesting! eco-infrastructure :)

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