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Architectural Digest: Elora Hardy is a 2013 AD Innovator

Elora Hardy AD Innovator

Elora Hardy named AD Innovator for 2013!  The free-spirited designer is developing a fanciful vision for sustainable living in Bali

Three years ago she founded Ibuku—a Bali-based design/build firm that uses locally sourced bamboo to construct extraordinary, almost entirely handmade villas and bespoke furniture. “Bamboo is the definition of sustainable—it doesn’t even have to be replanted,” Hardy says of the quickly maturing timber. Working with a team of Indonesian architects and craftsmen, she has now completed eight unique residences for Green Village, a resort community along the Ayung River.