‘Bamboo Contemporary’ Spotlights 14 Designs Advancing Sustainable Architecture Around the World

Six times stronger than steel and using an estimated 50 times less energy to produce, bamboo is at the forefront of sustainable architecture. The durable material is central to recent projects like a latticed welcome center in Vietnam and this swelling canopy offering respite from the elements of the Karst Mountains, two constructions that accentuate the plant’s organic shape and sturdy qualities.
A new book published by Princeton Architectural Press highlights fourteen homes around the world built with the perennial grass. More

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