'Evolver' is a sculpture erected to view the panorama surrounding Zermatt, Switzerland. It was designed and built in wood by a team of 2nd year architecture students from the ALICE studio at EPFL in Lausanne.
"Don’t think you can plant trees in containers? Think again. These birch trees are placed in large containers, and because the root ball is kept from growing outward, the whole tree remains smaller and more manageable."
Sharma Springs, Green Village Bali is an eco initiative led by Ubud’s Elora Hardy and her team at Ibuku – architects, designers and master craftsmen who pioneer all-new approaches to bamboo architecture and furniture design.
The Swing Pavilion: Lombok International Bamboo Architectural Festival. Highly expressive bamboo pavilion that use traditional bamboo craftsmanship as a construction method. Its geometry is based on the “Enneper Surface”, a double-curved surface that originates in the fields of algebraic geometry. The double-curved surface operates as grid-shell that uses the bending properties of bamboo for its strength. http://www.l-e-a-d.pro/projects/swing-pavilion/3054#sthash.Aq2Jf5rk.dpuf
This is a bamboo classroom pod at the Green School [www.greenschool.org] in Bali. Its a place where kids are taught about their relationship with the earth that they depend on. The school is built from bamboo. Follow the picture to www.naturalhomes.org for video and more wonderful bamboo structures.