Organic Bamboo Sheets

Organic Bamboo Sheets

A recent fad that has popped up across America is the luxurious nature of bamboo products.  Organic bamboo sheets, for example, are luxury’s answer to the environmentally friendly crowd.  Bamboo, as bamboo viscose, can be made into the softest sheets in the world in much the same way any other … Continue reading

Fully Functional Bamboo Construction

Fully Functional Bamboo Construction

For the past ten years, Santa Clara University students have been researched and applied bamboo into structural elements of home building.  In a world struggling with deforestation and actively searching for sustainable and renewable resources, bamboo could be the future of the construction industries around the world.  In their entry … Continue reading

Bamboo Reconstruction in Haiti

Bamboo Reconstruction in Haiti

Recently, John Naylor received the Foster+Partners Prize for a rebuilding program that he developed for the country of Haiti.  Called the Bamboo Lakou Project, Naylor outlined plans for a long term rematerializing of a devastated nation and a short term rebuilding program to assist with the homeless.  His project received … Continue reading