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Arbor Makes Pop Art Adorned Skateboards Out of Bamboo and Sustainable Wood

Arbor Makes Pop Art Adorned Skateboards Out of Bamboo and Sustainable Wood

Skateboarding has always been a green way to get from point A to point B - whether boarders think that's an important point or not. The folks over at Arbor are making this alternative mode of

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Awesome Bamboo iPhone Case Looks Like a Retro Camera

Awesome Bamboo iPhone Case Looks Like a Retro Camera

If you own an iPhone and want to protect it from everyday wear and tear while avoiding nasty plastic or rubber protectors, this awesome camera-shaped bamboo case might be just the thing you're looking

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Stunning Tang Palace Restaurant is Wrapped in a Geometric Bamboo Skin

Stunning Tang Palace Restaurant is Wrapped in a Geometric Bamboo Skin

Located in Hangzhou, China, the restaurant offers a mixture of open seating and private rooms connected by an undulating bamboo screen that envelops the space. Each area takes on a slightly different

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Bamboo Drink Stirrers from Bambu are Perfect for Summer Sangrias

Bamboo Drink Stirrers from Bambu are Perfect for Summer Sangrias

If you can't wait to get your hands on an ice-cold drink this summer, then you'll love these bamboo stirrers from Bambu. Handmade from 100% organically-grown bamboo, and finished with a natural, food-safe

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Bamboo Trees Light up the Night With Luminous LED Leaves

Bamboo Trees Light up the Night With Luminous LED Leaves

Each of the LED-lit leaves is made of laser-etched plexiglass and mounted onto an artistically assembled shaft of bamboo. Each leaf contains a collection of red, green, blue, and white LEDs mounted on

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Eco-Friendly Bamboo MacBook Case Offers Zen-Like Minimalism

Eco-Friendly Bamboo MacBook Case Offers Zen-Like Minimalism

If you own a MacBook you're probably looking for the best way to protect that precious piece of machinery from external forces. Designed by Silva, this sleek bamboo laptop case is the perfect

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Banzai’s Eco-Friendly Longboards Swap Maple for Bamboo

Banzai’s Eco-Friendly Longboards Swap Maple for Bamboo

Bamboo just seems to be the perfect wood alternative, particularly for building hot eco-friendly urban slide boards.

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Aesop’s New Bamboo Wrapped Store Fits Right in With Sheung Wan Locals

Aesop’s New Bamboo Wrapped Store Fits Right in With Sheung Wan Locals

Aesop's latest addition to their international collection of eco-stores packs a bamboo punch that is sure to delight locals and tourists alike. Opened in December last year in Sheung Wan, China, the

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Flat-Pack Biodegradable Bamboo Table Takes Cues From Noguchi

Flat-Pack Biodegradable Bamboo Table Takes Cues From Noguchi

Community Architecture Lab has introduced a biodegradable, flat-pack coffee table made of bamboo with all of the modern appeal of the iconic Noguchi table. The table is easy to assemble and saves fuel and

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Breezy Bamboo Community for India Pays Homage to Local Culture

Breezy Bamboo Community for India Pays Homage to Local Culture

Great emphasis is put on shared spaces for a community that is accustomed to a vibrant street life. Areas that might be devoted to individual terracing (in a western context) are designed instead to

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1,000 Pound “Fantastical” Floral Art Creation Made of 2,500 Feet of Colored Bamboo

1,000 Pound “Fantastical” Floral Art Creation Made of 2,500 Feet of Colored Bamboo

Natasha Lisitsa and her team at Waterlily Pond Floral and Event Design Studio recently unveiled Fantastical — a 1,000-pound floral creation that was suspended from a 35-foot ceiling at the

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Cocoon-Like Vertical Bamboo Towers Are High Tech and Primitive at The Same Time

Cocoon-Like Vertical Bamboo Towers Are High Tech and Primitive at The Same Time

Bamboo poles are connected together with high tech metal "X" joints to create the exoskeleton of the home. Round platforms serve as the floors, which are accessed by a circular staircase that wraps around

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Norwegian Students Build Airy Bamboo and Teak Library for Thai Orphans

Norwegian Students Build Airy Bamboo and Teak Library for Thai Orphans

Looking for more than a vacation in southeast Asia, an amazing set of young, skilled students from Norway set out to change the future for a group of orphans in Thailand. TYIN Tegnestue is a non-profit

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Lifearq: Charming Bamboo-Shaped Tiles Made from Recycled Materials by Natucer

Lifearq: Charming Bamboo-Shaped Tiles Made from Recycled Materials by Natucer

We have to admit that when we first came across these awesome tiles at this year's Cevisama Tile Fair in Spain, they had us totally bamboozled! Called Lifearq, the deceptive bamboo-shaped pieces are

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Unique Bamboo Living Pod Concept is a Study in Disaster Proof Design

Unique Bamboo Living Pod Concept is a Study in Disaster Proof Design

These unique bamboo houses are part of a much larger disaster resistant community concept for the Philippines designed by a group of Indian architects - Komal Gupta, Vasanth Packirisamy, Vikas Sharma,

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First Full Bamboo School in Philippines Stands Up to Tough Stormwinds

First Full Bamboo School in Philippines Stands Up to Tough Stormwinds

At the moment, the bamboo school is a prototype at the Nato High School in the Bicol Peninsula around the southeastern part of Luzon. Currently, the structure consists of 2 classrooms and a set of

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Lofty Hooch Bamboo Treehouse Holds Record for Smallest Building Foundation

Lofty Hooch Bamboo Treehouse Holds Record for Smallest Building Foundation

Building an entire home on long, thin stilts is a feat within itself, but how about balancing it on a single point? Well that's exactly what Jo Scheer does with every bamboo treehouse he lovingly builds.

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Suoi Re Village Community House in Vietnam Built from Rammed Earth and Bamboo

Suoi Re Village Community House in Vietnam Built from Rammed Earth and Bamboo

Located in Suoi Re, Luong Son, in the Hoa Binh province, the community house was erected against a picturesque scene, leaning against mountains and facing an incredible valley. Contextually aware of its

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Fun Bamboo Desklamp by Green Tuna Design

Fun Bamboo Desklamp by Green Tuna Design

We love that this simple LED desk lamp by Green Tuna Design doesn't take itself too seriously, even though it's got some major green cred. Not only is it lasercut from 5mm sustainable bamboo wood and

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The Bamboo Bike Kit Lets You Build Your Own Bike!

The Bamboo Bike Kit Lets You Build Your Own Bike!

"The best bike is the one that you build yourself." We couldn't agree more. If you've looking for a new two-wheelin' ride and a way to hone your mechanical skill set, then check these awesome bike kits

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Manta Ray-Inspired Children’s Activity Den Made of Bamboo

Manta Ray-Inspired Children’s Activity Den Made of Bamboo

The unique 'Children's Activity and Learning Centre' at the 6-star Soneva Kiri resort in Thailand is a study in sustainable construction. Dutch firm 24H-architecture designed the bamboo building as a way

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A Bamboo Forest Wraps This Beautiful Taiwanese Home

A Bamboo Forest Wraps This Beautiful Taiwanese Home

The family home is located on a tight and long narrow plot bordered on three sides by houses with shared walls -- the only free opening is towards the street. In order to bring more daylight and fresh air

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Electric “BamBoo” Concept Car Evokes Endless Green Summer

Electric “BamBoo” Concept Car Evokes Endless Green Summer

Though only the interior of this car is actually constructed from its namesake material, the new BamBoo concept car from Rinspeed is the perfect summer getaway car -- that is, if you're escaping stress

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Bamboo Bridge School Wins a 2010 Aga Khan Award

Bamboo Bridge School Wins a 2010 Aga Khan Award

Li Xiaodong was asked to design a small school for the village of Xiashi in the Fujian Province, and he had the idea to combine the school with a pedestrian bridge that connected two historic toulou

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Stylish Lounger Woven from Rings of Bamboo

Stylish Lounger Woven from Rings of Bamboo

This Bamboo Lounger by London-based design firm Objekt Incorporated showcases the potential for using bamboo in its unprocessed state. Rings of the fast-growing material were woven together to create a

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Bamboo and Paper Pendant Lamp Tells a “Story of Life”

Bamboo and Paper Pendant Lamp Tells a “Story of Life”

Victor Vetterlein recently unveiled a new pendant lamp that showcases biodegradable materials and eco-friendly construction techniques. Dubbed "Study of Life", the lamp consists of two concentric forms

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Indonesian Bamboo Restaurant Is a Striking Open-Air Design

Indonesian Bamboo Restaurant Is a Striking Open-Air Design

This extraordinary Japanese noodle restaurant located in Jakarta, Indonesia needed to be disassembled easily, so design firm DSA+s made the bold decision to build it entirely out of bamboo. The result is

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K2’s Bamboo Snowboard Is Guaranteed Unbreakable

K2’s Bamboo Snowboard Is Guaranteed Unbreakable

Bamboo is one of the strongest building materials out there, so it's no surprise that K2 is using it as the prime material for their brand new "Bambooyah" snowboard. Featuring a design by former pro

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Cyclists Ride Their Bamboo Bikes 30,000 km for Water Awareness

Cyclists Ride Their Bamboo Bikes 30,000 km for Water Awareness

Two Dutch friends are trying to bring attention to the global water crisis by cycling 30,000 km down the Americas on bicycles. On July 4, 2010, Joost Notenboom and Michiel Roodenburg, began their 18-month

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