25 Sep '14, 6pm

INTERVIEW: Ibuku Founder Elora Hardy on Creating Amazing Sustainable Buildings with Bamboo

INTERVIEW: Ibuku Founder Elora Hardy on Creating Amazing Sustainable Buildings with Bamboo

We’ve showcased numerous bamboo structures over the years, from furniture to entire buildings, but when it comes to combining luxury design and renewable timber, Ibuku ’s gorgeous buildings take the cake. The Bali-based team already has luxury villas, houses, schools and infrastructural buildings in their portfolio, and is renowned for its dedication to using traditional building techniques . We spoke with the firm’s founder and CEO, Elora Hardy, about vernacular craft traditions, her involvement with designing bamboo buildings , and the reasons behind her vocational change from high-end fashion to sustainable architecture.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/interview-ibuku-founder-elora-hardy-...

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