Breathtaking bamboo building withstands earthquakes and boasts a zero-carbon footprint

Thailand’s eco-friendly Panyaden International School has added a stunning new sports hall to its campus that’s built entirely of bamboo and stays naturally cool year-round in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Designed by Chiangmai Life Construction, the Bamboo Sports Hall features a modern organic design that draws inspiration from the lotus flower. The large multipurpose facility was built to withstand local natural forces including high-speed winds and earthquakes, and boasts a zero-carbon footprint.

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from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/breathtaking-bamboo-building-withstands-earthquakes-and-boasts-a-zero-carbon-footprint
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