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Magical houses, made of bamboo

18 Jun 2015 Milad Moodi
You've never seen buildings like this. The stunning bamboo homes built by Elora Hardy and her team in Bali twist, curve and surprise at every turn. They defy convention because the bamboo itself is so enigmatic. No two poles of bamboo are alike, so every home, bridge and bathroom is exquisitely unique. In this beautiful, immersive talk, she shares the potential of ba

About speaker

Cultivating the power of sustainable materials, Elora Hardy leads ??Ibuku, creating? ??bespoke? ?bamboo homes in her native Bali. Read more about her.

useful language

insulation

  a cover that protects something with a material that stops electricity, sound, heat etc from getting in or out

overlook

  if a house, room etc overlooks something, it has a view of it, usually from above 

harvest

  to gather crops from the fields

timber

  wood used for building or making things 

resistant

   not damaged or affected by something 

replicate

  if you replicate someone's work, a scientific study etc, you do it again, or try to get the same result again

viable

  able to continue to live or to develop into a living thing

durable

   staying in good condition for a long time, even if used a lot 

reinforce

  to make part of a building, structure, piece of clothing etc stronger

commitment

  the hard work and loyalty that someone gives to an organization, activity etc

bare

  not covered by clothes 

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