This video was made after the Earthquakes hit and destroyed many house in Indonesia. They called in a expert to build housing made of Bamboo for shelter.
How to build an Eco-Friendly House out of Bamboo. Video tour of the build process of a Bamboo Hut at Phuket Top Team in Thailand. According to Johnny FD, the cost was less than $1,000 (rough estimate).
“Abari is a socially and environmentally committed research,design and construction firm that examines, encourages, and celebrates the vernacular architectural tradition of Nepal. As Nepal posses sophisticated traditional knowledge of natural materials like adobes, bamboos, stones and reed, Abari as a research and design firm tries to promulgate these materials into contemporary design practices.”
“The main advantages of using bamboo for roof constructions are:
• It is a traditional technology, which is well understood by local artisans. No special tools are required.
“Want to build an eco-resort or development with sustainable green dwellings? Check out these testimonials from happy clients who built with bamboo.”
“The Todas live in small hamlets called munds. The Toda huts, which are of an oval, pent-shaped construction, are usually 10 feet (3 m) high, 18 feet (5.5 m) long and 9 feet (2.7 m) wide. They are built of bamboo fastened with rattan and are thatched.