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Why Build With Bamboo?

Tour bamboo living homes in Hawaii, walk through a bamboo forest, 3 reasons for choosing a bamboo house, see models, styles, finishes, hear what homeowners say. Bamboo is a type of grass that grows without much need for irrigation or fertilizer.  Bamboo has hundreds of uses and its fibre can even be made into high […]

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How to Build a Bamboo and Earth House

Berkeley based Natural Builders worked with a local team to build this house in Costa Rica using bamboo joinery and the infill between the posts using the earth and bamboo “wattle & daub” technique. The wattle and daub technique is an ancient time tested method of building. A basket-like wall (wattle) is combined with an […]

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