John Hardy saw the beauty of bamboo, and realized it was one of the few materials we can promise future generations. This led him to build the Green School in Bali entirely out of bamboo, with his wife Cynthia. His innovative ideas were instrumental in sparking a bamboo design and construction movement in Bali. Tune in to learn about how he gathered a team of designers, educators, and builders to create an iconic campus made entirely out of bamboo.
Roofings are perhaps the most fundamental architectural element of bamboo buildings (together with foundations). Well-designed and built roofs play a key role in protecting a bamboo structure. In this article, we share 5 of the most commonly used roofing systems for our bamboo buildings.