The Building of Green Camp’s Cob Pizza Oven

The Building of Green Camp’s Cob Pizza Oven

At Bamboo U we are experimenting and building with more than just bamboo. We believe in using all kinds of natural materials. As a part of the development of  Green Camp’s new location, we built a Cob pizza oven in May 2020. We wanted to build something that can crank...

The Building of Bamboo U Hangout Pods with Arquitectura Mixta

The Building of Bamboo U Hangout Pods with Arquitectura Mixta

At Bamboo U we are always looking for new ways to build with bamboo. The Pool Hangout was a design that we developed in collaboration with Arquitectura Mixta from Mexico. They joined us to make this design as part of our 11-Day Build & Design Immersion Course in...

The Kubu Connection

The Kubu Connection

Bamboo U has been exploring various bamboo construction typologies and methods for the past few years, using our own campus as a living bamboo laboratory.  Recently we have been researching ways to take the discoveries we have made beyond our campus and into our local...

Building of the Green Camp Meditation Space

Building of the Green Camp Meditation Space

Originally a structural study of the new kitchen at the Bamboo U campus, Green Camp’s meditation room explores numerous experimental processes, pushing the limits of bamboo’s flexibility and the potential of environmentally friendly composite materials. The structure...

New Bamboo U Campus Project

New Bamboo U Campus Project

Build with us Bamboo U is building a bamboo campus. We are building and designing the campus as an ongoing process with the help of students, architects, engineers, and designers from around the world. Bamboo U is a way to share the experience and knowledge that has...

Arch Daily: Surprising Material Alert – The Black Bamboo

Arch Daily: Surprising Material Alert – The Black Bamboo

As a construction material, bamboo is resistant, versatile, grows rapidly and is immensely friendly with its own ecosystem and its agroforestry environment. In addition, it presents a large number of species that deliver different diameters and heights. But are there...

Arch Daily: Learning Basic Bamboo Joinery With Indonesian Carpenters

Arch Daily: Learning Basic Bamboo Joinery With Indonesian Carpenters

The main objective of the BambooU build and design course is to promote bamboo as a green building material, and to provide tools to architects, designers, builders, engineers, and carpenters from all over the world to value this material and increase its use. The...

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