bamboo, definition of
This is one of nature’s most sustainable resources, grown without pesticides or chemicals, 100% biodegradable and naturally regenerative. Bamboo is actually a tropical grass with an extensive root system that sends out an average of four to six new shoots per year, naturally replenishing itself and growing to heights of 60 feet or more. Some bamboo species grow up to four feet per day and can be harvested every three to four years. There are over 1,000 documented uses of bamboo, from furniture to ply boards that match the properties of conventional wood to a replacement for disposable plates and utensils.
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- A bamboo standing desk that can hold up to 220 pounds
Minimalist design and sustainable materials are leading the way in interior design. Comhar Pro Standing Desk Q8 from FlexiSpot was designed with those principles in mind. It has a dual motor lifting system and a highly durable design. And that’s just...
- This stunning home is made completely out of bamboo
Built by Realrich Architecture Workshop, the Piyandeling Artisan Residence and Workshop is every artist's dream for a live-in studio. Located in Mekarwangi Village in North Bandung, the generously sized residence is comprised of a three-story house with...
- Bamboo home in India overlooks an impressive farm
The architectural brief outlined a peaceful structure placed amongst an existing farm. The result is a striking two-bedroom home with minimal site impact and expansive views in every direction. [...]
- Bamboo is the focus of this urban hotel in China
A new urban resort hotel catering to business travelers in Shenzhen, China, called the MeeHotel has created a new zen-like environment for guests entirely made from bamboo...
- This treehouse of your dreams is the perfect namaste retreat
Trikonasana, or the Triangle Pose asana in yoga, was the inspiration for Atelier Marko Brajovic's new Trikona House, a treehouse in Brazil with a livable interior...
- Using bamboo for reforestation and clean energy in Uganda
Each year, Uganda loses over 200,000 acres of forest to source wood for domestic cooking needs, such as firewood and charcoal. Unlike gas or electric stoves, biomass options are typically more affordable for the majority of the population. Yet, the use...
- Cloud Paper makes bamboo toilet paper to save the trees
According to Cloud Paper, a bamboo paper product maker, humankind currently cuts down an acre of forest every second. In 2021, Cloud Paper saved 10,000 trees. They did so by replacing traditional paper products with bamboo products...
- With California Design Den bedding your conscience can rest easy
In our ever-consuming world, sometimes we fail to pause and evaluate the impact of everyday necessities like linens. But textiles are a massive contributor to landfill waste and water pollution, so it’s important to consider the bedding you...
- Energy efficient bamboo device in Vietnam is a cooling system
AREP, a multidisciplinary architecture agency, created a cooling system prototype based on the history, culture and original designs used by ancient civilizations...
- Bamboo Pavilion brings people together with natural design
Lin Architecture has created a structure that puts humanity, social life and interaction at the core. Bamboo Pavilion is a beautiful outdoor structure that invites people to socialize. Located on the beautiful island of Chongming, the pavilion started...
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