Pre-built kit home: “A compact cottage, with attached bath+toilet unit and a provision for kitchenette / pantry is an independent living-unit complete in itself. This would be ideal add-on as PG accommodation or even as room for visiting guests on existing terraces.”
“We build lightly on the land, redefining the meaning of luxury with a clear conscience. Bamboo is uniquely strong, beautiful, and flexible, and with it’s four-year growth cycle and carbon sequestration it is a uniquely efficient resource. Though bamboo has traditionally been used throughout Asia in short-term structures, new treatment methods have given it a capacity for long life. We harvest and treat all of our own bamboo, selecting for density and maturity, then lab test to confirm its integrity.
“Recently completed ‘bamboo symphony’ by Bangalore based Manasaram Architects has been shortlisted for the World Architecture Festival award 2011 in both the mixed use office and small office categories. An open air interior space is stepped into the rugged terrain in a spiraling configuration. Reminiscent of a billowing fabric, the canopy wraps around the harvesting pond directing the shell roof’s storm runoff into the water feature.
“What’s it like to create an eco-lux island style home that’s made with sustainable and beautiful bamboo? You’ll be amazed at how gorgeous a green home can be.” Bamboo Living.com