IBUKU uses bamboo because of its strength, beauty, and flexibility, and also because with its 4-year growth cycle and carbon sequestration capacity it is the most environmentally conscientious building material conceivable. In a world of retro-fitting or re-designing traditional items and materials to be slightly less…

Sharma Springs, the crowning glory of all residential buildings designed by IBUKU.
Sharma Springs is the tallest bamboo structure built in Bali. The main building has six levels, four bedrooms, a spacious living room with an excellent view, and a 15 meter long tunnel entrance. The structure is supported by a central tower, which holds a smaller inner tower. The inner tower is the secret to its majestic height.

The design was inspired by the petals of the lotus flower. Each room has a different theme based on the desires of the client. The property also includes: an entry building, a guest house, a storage cave, a riverside yoga pavilion, an outdoor spa and a poolside barbecue all surrounded by beautiful permaculture gardens. The entire property was designed and constructed by IBUKU.

You’ve never seen buildings like this. The stunning bamboo homes built by Elora Hardy and her team in Bali twist, curve and surprise at every turn. They defy convention because the bamboo itself is so enigmatic. No two poles of bamboo are alike, so every…

See the TED talk by Elora Hardy

Magical houses made of bamboo

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