Have you seen the great series of books by Julia Chapman called Gypset? Bambu Indah is featured in the latest one called Gypset Living. Get it here.
The Mini-hydro Vortex is one of the longest building projects that we have at Green School. Donated by Akuo Energy and Zotloterer back in 2009, the project has finally moved forward with a newly installed turbine plugged right at the center of the vortex.
In 2014, Elora spoke at TEDxUbud. “Thousands of handmade pegs, 18 meter long poles, bare feet, and hundreds of hands. This is what it takes to make a house designed by Elora Hardy. She’s interested in changing the perception of luxury in relation to scarcity and abundance. Her tool? The super grass that is bamboo.” Raised in Ubud, Elora spent 14 years of her young adult life in the United States, where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tufts University and went on to become sole textile and print designer for Donna Karan Intl. In 2010, Elora returned to Bali to carry on the incredible work of the design-build team that created the world-renowned Green School in Bali, founded by her father John Hardy. She reconnected with the culture and landscape that she loves and today continues to cultivate Balinese artisans alongside innovative designers and architects with the goal of making Bali a global center for sustainable design and bringing those designs to the rest of the world.
Hadyn Parry :: Re-engineering mosquitos to fight disease :: TED Talk In a single year, there are 200-300 million cases of malaria and 50-100 million cases of dengue fever worldwide. So: Why haven’t we found a way to effectively kill mosquitos yet? Hadyn Parry presents a fascinating solution: genetically engineering male mosquitos to make them sterile, and releasing the insects into the wild, to cut down on disease-carrying species. Biotech entrepreneur Hadyn Parry leads a science start-up that develops GM insects to fight dengue fever.
Daryl Hannah gathers TED Talks that span the globe, from the Black Hills Mountains of the United States to the underwater worlds of Antarctica. Watch her 11 chosen talks here. .