Bamboo Construction

Parque Natural Regional El Vínculo, Colombia

Parque Natural Regional El Vínculo, Colombia

Parque Natural Regional El Vínculo is with its 80 hectares the largest ecological reserve of dry tropical forest in the Valle del Cauca department of Colombia. The park has a small collection of 27 tropical bamboos and a beautiful Guadua Bamboo structure (which was built 20 years ago) overseeing more than 225,000 hectares of sugar cane plantations . 


Bamboo Structure for Trapeze Act CirkVOST BoO

Bamboo Structure for Trapeze Act CirkVOST BoO

The French aerial acrobats of CirkVOST BoO are seriously awesome. About a dozen of them fly through the air in a unique 15m high open air bamboo structure. CirkVOST is one of the leading circus companies in the world, it is a group of acrobats who live to fly and deconstruct traditional approaches to aerial performance.


The Reality about Building with Bamboo

The Reality about Building with Bamboo

What does it cost to build a bamboo house? This is the million dollar question everybody likes to have a clean cut answer too. But, make no mistake, building with bamboo requires resources! The myth (and book about) "Grow Your Own House" let people believe that building with bamboo is far cheaper than any other building material. In reality however (at present time), this is a utopia.