At the 4th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress 2013, in New Delhi, India, John was honoured with the prestigious “Energy And Environment Foundation Global Excellence Award-2013” in Renewable Energy Sector for his Green School Initiative at the Inaugural Ceremony of the Congress on 25th September 2013.
Antoon Versteegde has a wealth of information on his site and some great videos on bamboo installations: Transient Structures of Bamboo.
Elora Hardy named AD Innovator for 2013! The free-spirited designer is developing a fanciful vision for sustainable living in Bali Three years ago she founded Ibuku—a Bali-based design/build firm that uses locally sourced bamboo to construct extraordinary, almost entirely handmade villas and bespoke furniture. “Bamboo is the definition of sustainable—it doesn’t even have to be replanted,” Hardy says of the quickly maturing timber. Working with a team of Indonesian architects and craftsmen, she has now completed eight unique residences for Green Village, a resort community along the Ayung River.