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Green architecture by Yoka Sara: A contemporary paradise

Green architecture by Yoka Sara: A contemporary paradise | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it

This house by Yoka Sara has to be one of the most sumptuous and desirable examples of green architecture.

Located in Bali, this retreat was built using natural resources in conjunction with more contemporary construction materials. The clear intention was to create a luxurious home that was in complete visual harmony with its surroundings...

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Green School Building in Bali... Built with Bamboo

Green School Building in Bali... Built with Bamboo | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it

John and Cynthia Hardy has left everyone with an open mouth showing that you can live in harmony with the environment without changing much. This is because the green school has created a bamboo base also contains solar panels. Aesthetically could not be better and all this with the addition that the structure will blend with nature in place...

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Bali Wood: the World's Largest Commercial Bamboo Structure

Bali Wood: the World's Largest Commercial Bamboo Structure | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
Two modern day Willy Wonkas are building the world's first bamboo chocolate factory.

The three-story, 23,500-square-foot structure will be the world’s largest commercial building made out of bamboo. From the outside, the factory resembles a giant Balinese handicraft — like an apartment-building-size basket or a giant crocheted toy barn. The facade and some interior walls are woven from bamboo strips, and the roof is made of dried alang-alang grass. Ripple said the walls had to be coated with food-grade sealant in order to meet building codes for a commercial food-processing plant...

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bestbambus's comment, March 18, 2013 5:04 PM
amazing