“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 home, bridge and bathroom is exquisitely unique. In this beautiful, immersive talk, she shares the potential of bamboo, as both a sustainable resource and a spark for the imagination. “We have had to invent our own rules,” she says.”
A group called Sawah Bali is boosting economic activity in rural areas, and protecting farmland and traditional lifestyles in Bali. Their economic stimulus program revolves around saving agriculture by promoting organic farming, permaculture and improved business practices.
“Escape to a different reality. A haven for nature lovers & for those who just need to escape from a busy life & recharge.
“Balinese architecture is a vernacular architecture tradition of Balinese people that inhabits volcanic island of Bali, Indonesia. The Balinese architecture is a centuries-old architectural tradition influenced by Balinese culture developed from Hindu influences through ancient Javanese intermediary, as well as pre-Hindu elements of native Balinese architecture.
“Green Village is a village of private homes. Each of them is completely unique and designed for those who live in them on the edge of a river valley in Bali… If houses never became square, what would they be? What do you want around you to feel good?”
Oh boy, I think I just found my favorite bamboo house. This is top, top quality. A rare combination of sustainability, immaculate craftsmanship and stunning beauty.