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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
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
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
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,
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Combining the eco-friendly benefits of fast growing bamboo and refurbishable steel with the nostalgia-evoking shape of an elementary school seat, Alex Whitney’s ‘Pennyfields’ chair is a simple,
Dutch designer Gijsbert Koren has given his country's famed windmills an even more sustainable edge by outfitting them with these fab new bamboo blades. Each blade has been constructed from two layers of
With all the talk about BPA, phthalates, and other hinky chemicals that could potentially leach into our food and drink, it's no wonder that we're turning a gimlet eye to anything that passes through our
Fans of cycling were aglow this month after watching the Tour de France peloton glide through the alps. We're also excited about bicycles here at Inhabitat, because we just heard about these beautiful
Photo credit: bambike.com The Bambike Project is a socio-ecological enterprise that hand-makes bamboo bicycles with fair-trade labor in the Philippines. The company, spearheaded by Bryan McClelland, is
This summer the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art sprouted an incredible bamboo jungle as artists Doug and Mike Starn erected their “Big Bambú: You Can’t, You Don’t and You Won’t Stop”
The Lamboo Studio Project is a small solar powered studio that uses a radical S-shaped roof system to help keep the home cool in the summer and warm in the winter - all made possible by bamboo grass.
Were you one of those iPhone 4 crazed, sleepy-eyed people in line at the Apple store this morning? Well if you were, we've got the greenest accessory for your shiny new gadget -- a bamboo iPhone case!
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