Posts Tagged ‘bamboo’

Yakiniku Sora restaurant by Mitsuhiro Shoji, Shenzhen – China

September 14th, 2016

A door of steel mesh welcomes the visitors to Yakiniku Sora, a restaurant designed under the wabi-sabi concept—rustic simplicity—where minimalism is combined with warm natural objects and materials.

Soma Glass Water Bottle

August 23rd, 2016

The Soma glass water bottle is lightweight and durable, holds 17 oz. and features a soft silicone sleeve. Our natural bamboo cap is leak-proof and made from a renewable resource. The smooth mouth design delivers a comfortable drinking experience.

Ma’s Kitchen restaurant by Chengdu Hummingbird Design Consultant, Chengdu – China

August 16th, 2016

The architectural design tries to avoid artificial elements in building appearance and patterns as much as possible, whatever they are outside surfaces or entrances. The building appearance can become gentle and exquisite by installing simple bamboo screens, ensuring good day-lighting and removing deliberate assemblies.

Green Ladder pavilon by Vo Trong Nghia Architects, Sydney – Australia

July 28th, 2016

The pavilion acts as a physical link connecting visitors and nature. Ultimately becomes more than form, function and beauty, but a catalyst between human – nature.

Energy Pavilion by Five Line Projects, London – UK

June 22nd, 2016

Threaded onto the poles are propeller-shaped pinwheels which, when twisted, create a ripple of motion through wheels on adjacent poles – similar to some traditional children’s toys.

KIMONO Japanese restaurant by NH Village Architects, Hanoi – Vietnam

June 13th, 2016

The traditional technical skills of craftsmen have been applied to make the architectural elements, including not only doors and partition walls but also ceiling and handrails. Each element comes together to create a unique but comfortable space.

Human-Meditation-Nature installation by Vo Trong Nghia Architects at Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice – Italy

June 1st, 2016

Known for his green-filled architecture, the installation inside the central pavilion visualizes as a small forest of bamboo and plants. Visitors are invited to walk through the structure and in turn, show that architecture is not just about function and beauty, but an approach to connect people with nature.

Alter Cube store by 3Gatti, Shanghai – China

February 13th, 2016

Since money doesn’t grow on trees, 3Gatti maximized the teensy budget by excluding real wood as an option and instead choosing a material in local abundance: bamboo. With the wide variety of bamboo products available in the Chinese market – plywood, herringbone patterned board and pulp boards – the blocks could become retail reality.

HAODUOQIAN skewer restaurant by The Swimming Pool Studio, Shanghai – China

December 7th, 2015

The designer used bamboo in the indoor facades in a variety of modern forms. The bamboo slices in organic arrangement, closely split bamboo wall, formed a sense of shelter and mixed into the dining space in harmony.

Pigment store by Kengo Kuma, Tokyo – Japan

December 5th, 2015

Beneath the undulating ceiling, pigments are displayed along the spacious interior walls, grouped according to their color.

Bamboo Tube Products by Samy Rio

June 11th, 2015


Samy Rio explores bamboo as conventional products substitute

Han Show Theatre auditorium glowing facade by Stufish Entertainment Architects, Wuhan – China

May 30th, 2015

Nicknamed ‘The Red Lantern’, the Han Show Theatre auditorium in the city of Wuhan, China features a glowing façade based on the materiality of traditional bamboo and paper lanterns.

Vanke Pavilion by Daniel Libeskind at Expo 2015, Milan – Italy

May 10th, 2015

Designed by renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, the corporate pavilion for Vanke China seeks to explore key issues related to the theme of Milan’s Expo 2015 – ‘Feeding the planet, energy for life’.

Pulse Pavilion Bamboo Sculpture by the University of St. Joseph, Macau – China

April 16th, 2015

Split bamboo woven into a continuous metaball surface

Euromar Segmentation showroom by Ayhan Güneri Architects, Istanbul – Turkey

March 13th, 2015

Euromar Segmentation showroom by Ayhan Güneri Architects, Istanbul – Turkey

GABBIA lamps for Industry+ by FUKUSADA Design and Rui Pereira

August 6th, 2014

For this lamp collection our focus was on mixing both traditional and industrial techniques. We wanted to create a unique combination of shadows and colors by using materials from different sources. The shapes are inspired by inverted baskets.

Isabel Marant store by Ciguë, Bangkok – Thailand

June 26th, 2014

The aim of both the fashion designer and the architects is to steer clear of generic, overtly polished retail settings and branding, and instead develop more compelling designs. Next to bamboo, materials used for the interior include brass, tinted mirors, concrete floors and black wood.

Infinity Bamboo Forest installation by PRISM DESIGN, Wuxi – China

February 6th, 2014

Infinity Bamboo Forest installation by PRISM DESIGN, Wuxi – China

Bogobrush bamboo toothbrush by John and Heather McDougall

December 16th, 2013

Collaboratively designed, Bogobrush is the buy one give one toothbrush with a sleek, modern form, made of environmentally friendly materials. Unlike the 450 million+ plastic toothbrushes that end up in the landfill each year in the United States, Bogobrush is 100 percent biodegradable.

MOCAP Bamboo wall clock by J.P.Meulendijks for PLANKTON

November 11th, 2013

This big bamboo wall clock will catch your eye by changing shape when you walk around it. When you stand in front of the clock: the numbers are clear and visible. When you walk around it: numbers slowly dissolve, and seem to fall apart in little floating white balls.