24 Oct '13, 4pm

This bamboo house might be indestructible

This bamboo house might be indestructible

Natural disasters are uncool yet increasingly common (thanks, climate change). So a Vietnamese architecture firm created a prototype of the mythical Three Little Pigs house, one that Ma Nature can’t huff and puff down. Reports Fast Company : Hanoi-based H&P Architects … have produced a new housing prototype capable of withstanding floods and powerful rainstorms and nimble enough to be assembled in about 25 days and for as little as $2,500. Elevated on stilts, the Blooming Bamboo — or Bb House — keeps occupants safe from elements, withstanding, according to the architects, up to 1.5-meter [5 foot] high floods. doan thanh ha Impressive! (A version that’s resilient to waters twice as high is in the works.) But how’s it so sturdy? The structure consists of cubic bamboo-framed bays stacked side-by-side and pinned down by steel poles and recycled oil drums. Interior partitions a...

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