Friday, May 22, 2015

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This Women Makes Bamboo Buildings for living, some people have way too much talent

Elora Hardy left a successful career in the NY fashion scene to build bamboo houses in Indonesia.

The Bali resident and her team have spent the last 5 years revolutionizing bamboo construction in the belief that it is an underused but ideal renewable resource. Hardy uses boron, which occurs naturally in nature, to treat the bamboo and make it indigestible to insects.

Hardy was inspired by her father, who “chose bamboo for all of the buildings on campus, because he saw it as a promise,

Below are images of some of her bamboo houses

Watch her amazing speech at TEDX



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