Posts tagged as 'bamboo'


Thanks to our friends at Actes Sud publishers, we’re giving away four free copies of ‘Simon Vélez Architect. Mastering Bamboo’, a strikingly illustrated monograph on the work of the free-thinking and highly respected Colombian architect, with photography by renowned architectural photographer Deidi von Schaewen.



In this first installment of our new series featuring the work of renowned architectural photographer DEIDI VON SCHAEWEN, we take a look at a unique exhibition of Colombian architect and bamboo-master Simon Vélez’s work, currently installed in the grounds of La Bambouseraie in the South of France. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)


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Tue 8.4.

‘Bamboo Forest’ furnishings by Poetic Lab (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.04.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Bamboo Forest' table by Poetic Lab

‘Bamboo Forest’ table by Poetic Lab

London-based Poetic Lab’s latest project is ‘Bamboo Forest’, a series of eight pieces of furniture and lighting that uses bamboo stalks to integrate with and support glass elements.



Mon 14.10.

‘Flow’ bamboo lounge chair by Cheng-Tsung Feng (TW)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 14.10.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Flow' bamboo lounge chair by Cheng-Tsung Feng

‘Flow’ bamboo lounge chair by Cheng-Tsung Feng

A collaboration with craft artist Kao-Min Chen, Cheng-Tsung Feng’s ‘Flow’ is a lounge chair composed of long strips of bent bamboo supported by a series of bamboo spheres.



Thu 11.8.

‘Star Table’ by 0 to 1 (US)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 11.08.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'Star table' by 0 to 1

Tamara Petrovic and Garner Oh, the duo behind the New York-based architectural and design practice 0 to 1 have created this compact, dismantable table composed of an origami-like interlocked bamboo base and a glass tabletop. Described by the designers as: ‘a study in form triangulation and light frame construction’, the ‘Star table’ is available in various heights. Scroll down to watch the four thin bamboo planes interlock to form a light, strong, stable base. (more…)

Integer Bamboo House by Oval Partnership

The Hong Kong-based multi-disciplinary practice specilising in sustainable lifestyle projects Oval Partnership has realised this two-storey bamboo house located in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. The world’s first multi-storey house developed in this fast-growing environmentally friendly natural material, Integer Bamboo has a light, highly durable structure which has been designed specifically for the hilly region of western China. (more…)

'Desile' by Vange

'Desile' by Vange

At this year’s Maison & Objet in Paris the Belgian manufacturer Vange presented this folding chair designed by Chrsitian Desile in a new edition.

‘Desile’ can be opened on both sides and the seating can be turned around. This enables the user to chose the preferred colour.

'Desile' by Vange

'Desile' by Vange

'Desile' by Vange

'Desile' by Vange

to the Vange website

more folding chairs @ Architonic

Wed 16.12.

‘Linger’ by alvinT

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 16.12.2009 - Tagged as: , , , ,

'Linger' by alvinT

'Linger' by alvinT

The Indonesian manufacturer alvinT developed this outdoor bench made of bamboo, which reflects like the other pieces of the company’s portofolio traditional local processing techniques combined with a modern design approach.

'Linger' by alvinT

'Linger' by alvinT

'Linger' by alvinT

'Linger' by alvinT

to the alvinT website

seen at Definitie Touch

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