dimanche 22 mai 2011
Cocoon-Like Vertical Bamboo Towers Are High Tech and Primitive at The Same Time
by Bridgette Meinhold, 03/24/11
filed under: Architecture, Sustainable Building
These towering vertical bamboo houses caught our eye with their impressive mix of natural and renewable materials with high tech engineering and design. Designed by Saint Val Architect, Bamboo Housing is an exploration into a new housing typology that breaks out of the box of traditional square homes. Bamboo poles and metal joints form the frame of the five story home with living quarters accessed by a central spiral staircase. We're intrigued by the concept, which is both primitive looking and high tech.
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