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 .
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.
This amazing bamboo installation was built by Architecture Studio Fittipaldi for the 2011 Casa Cor event in Brasilia. Although bamboo poles were the predominantly material for the structure, steel profiles and tubes where also used in the framework.
The Guadua Bamboo Parking Garage in the Hague is the first of several upcoming projects in The Netherlands. With 7 levels it can provide parking space for around 250 vehicles. The entire facade is covered with Guadua angustifolia poles imported from Colombia.
This Guadua bamboo treehouse by Colombian Architect Jaime Peña is the result of a simple bamboo dollhouse inquiry that got way, way out of hand...
Casa Atrevida is a luxurious bamboo vacation home located on Preciosa Beach in Costa Rica. The 240 m2 house is primarily build with Guadua Bamboo and Teak and is earthquake and flood resistant. It was constructed in 2011 and features 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, and can host up to 10 guests.
PANACA is a farming theme park in Costa Rica. Apart from the nearly 2,000 animals living on the farm, it also features some spectacular bamboo architecture.
This beautiful Guadua bamboo house in Costa Rica, is located near Playa Sombrero at the Osa Peninsula. The bamboo house was designed and built by Costa Rican architect Mariela Garcia and her husband Steve Jurries.
This stunning bamboo house was designed and build by Martin Coto and is located in the small town of San Jeronimo, Moravia, Costa Rica. Martin is an expert bamboo designer and builder with over 30 years experience on a national and international level.
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.