The Bamboo U Podcast is live

The Bamboo U podcast brings you conversations about design, creative thinking, architecture, and bamboo. Bamboo U is an educational experience that teaches people, how to…

Incredible bamboo video from China

Saw this incredible video of a girl harvesting bamboo and making a sofa a while ago and then recently this Guardian article about her popped…

Bamboo to save the world

“Within a century most commonly used building materials will be depleted. Yet there is a rapidly renewable, carbon negative – yet often overlooked – solution:…

BBC Designed features IBUKU

    Watch the whole video over on the BBC Designed channel. “Bamboo as a timber has incredible strength. An engineer that I know compares…

5 Most-Read Green Posts in 2017

Welcome to the highlights of 2017! Thank you to everyone who follows this blog- whether you get here by being one of the nearly 20,000 newsletter…

ArchDaily talks to John Hardy

What has been developed in Bali goes far beyond just “innovative architecture” or “architecture in bamboo.” Instead, Hardy, his family, and his colleagues are attempting…

Where bamboo is illegal

This young man is the bamboo future of Réunion Island, where bamboo is illegal. Did you know that you can’t use bamboo as a building…