Asia Tatler interviewed Elora recently about the history of building with bamboo in Bali and her views on sustainability.
“Dad founded Green School and attracted a really amazing group of people to get it built,” Hardy explains. “That was a really intense two-year process of designing and inventing a whole new way of building. No one had built with bamboo on that scale before. Then, when it was finished, what were the team going to do next? There were around 130 people with all these skills and craftsmanship and a whole new vocabulary of how to build and engineer, so it was a natural extension to start thinking about people living nearby in homes that were in the same style as Green School.”
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