16 Dec '11, 7pm

World's Largest Commercial Bamboo Building

Bamboo is considered a green building material, but it is most often found as an adjunct within larger construction using other materials. Recently, however, an entire chocolate factory has been built in Indonesia as the world's largest commercial bamboo structure . The 26,500 square foot (2,460 square meter) facility handles the entire range of operations, from initial processing the beans to final production of chocolate, what they call "beans to bars."

Full article: http://www.ecogeek.org/alternative-materials/3662-worlds-...

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