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August 12, 2017 18:06

Beautiful houses made ​​of bamboo : a paradise on earth (photo )

Bamboo we associate with exotic plants, from which make beautiful souvenirs and original items of furniture for the house.However, the scope of the bamboo goes far beyond material for accessories.In a number of countries in Southeast Asia, bamboo stems are used for construction of houses. Love Asians to this plant is due not only to the fact that it grows in the local climate with record speed, but also the unique properties that make the house of bamboo can be a worthy alternative to traditional construction.

«Dream House" offers its readers to experience the atmosphere of Indonesian nature and see what can be luxurious bamboo house, as well as learn more about the features of the building material and the building houses out of it.

Houses made of bamboo Photo

houses made of bamboo Photo

Why bamboo?

The fact that bamboo is used as the primary building material for the construction of homes, residents of megacities may seem rather strange.Stalks of bamboo create the impression of a very fragile and unreliable material whic

h can amiss except for the construction of huts.Even more surprising is that bamboo house built for centuries in areas with high seismic activity.Do not be premature to blame the residents of South-East Asia in the short-sightedness of the matter is that the fragility of bamboo - a phenomenon very deceptive.The giant plant has tremendous flexibility, and in case of an earthquake, tsunami or other disaster, the house of this material is often simply bend, but do not deform as the other buildings.And even if the house is made of bamboo still collapse at rocking, it will not cause fatal injuries to people, becausethe material is very light weight.

Bamboo House photo

Bamboo House photo

Two-storey house made ​​of bamboo

two-storey house made of bamboo

Fortunately, the earthquake in most post-Soviet countries - is extremely rare, but it does not mean that the house of bamboo we do not fit.The plant, which is actually a giant grass has other interesting properties.Here are some of them:

1. Sustainability

In matters of environmental bamboo is the leader among all wood species known to mankind.This plant grows so fast that when the cultivation is no need to use any chemical additives and pesticides.Furthermore, in the structure of a bamboo stalk contains unique components having antiseptic and antibacterial properties.

The house is made ​​of bamboo with a swimming pool

House of bamboo with pool

Cozy house of bamboo photo

cozy house made of bamboo Photo

2. Versatility

Natural bamboo components are able to absorb surplus moisture in the room, creating the most favorable conditions for human health.This feature also contributes to the fact that bamboo fills the room cool in the heat and warm in the winter.

Luxury house built of bamboo

luxurious house built of bamboo

The house with an open bamboo wall

house with an open wall of bamboo

3. Flexibility

As already noted, bamboo - a very flexible plant.This not only saves the lives of millions of people during disasters, but also opens up unlimited scope for design refinements.Houses made of bamboo can have virtually any shape.For example, in Indonesia and in China are common bamboo house in the form of ellipses, colors, polyhedra and other interesting architectural designs.

Design of bamboo houses

Design houses made of bamboo

4. Durability

The fact that bamboo - one of the most durable materials in the world, demonstrated by the fact that some of the construction of this plant survived the millennium.For example, a bank of Min River, which is located in the south-west of China, connected by a bridge, made of 15 bamboo stalks.Bridge regularly carries out its main function, despite the fact that it was created as far back as the 3rd century AD.

Modern house made ​​of bamboo

modern house Bamboo

The house with the original roof of bamboo

House with the original roof of bamboo

5. The speed of erection

Bamboo - the easiest building material and in the literal and figurative sense.Due to its low weight of stems during construction is simply no need to use the equipment or cranes.In addition, bamboo stalks are very easy to cut and processed the most common tools.

Bamboo House in

Bamboo House in

6. Ease of use

Most eco-homes have one major drawback: the natural materials attract pests.But this does not apply to houses made of bamboo.The bamboo is almost do not start bugs, bacteria, fungus and mold, so that the house of this material does not need to handle chemicals.

The construction of bamboo houses

Construction of houses made of bamboo

7. Stylish design

houses made of bamboo and beautiful inside and out.The inner and outer surface of the walls in these homes are often not handled by anything.However, to impart additional design accents bamboo can be extruded, laminated or coated paints, as well as complement the beauty of carved elements and compositions.

How to build a house made of bamboo

How to build a house made of bamboo

Dressing in a house made ​​of bamboo

Dressing Room in a house made of bamboo

Bedroom in a bamboo house

bedroom in a bamboo house

How to build a house made of bamboo

It seems that the construction of houses made of bamboo - it is painstaking and verycomplex.But in this matter the bamboo exhibit extremely attractive.

The traditional way of building bamboo houses can be summed up in three points:

  • creation of the foundation;
  • construction of piles;
  • attaching bamboo stalks, which are the "bricks" for the walls of the future house.
Bamboo hut on chicken legs

bamboo hut on chicken legs

However, modern bamboo house often built of planks and boards created from this material.

noteworthy that the process of grinding and pressing bamboo stems can be produced directly on the construction site, which saves time and energy.

Bamboo as a material for construction

Bamboo as a material for building

Bamboo as a material for construction

Bamboo as a material for building houses

In Asian countries bamboo house is traditionally created by a principle of an open type, that is, in the structure of missing one or more walls.In our conditions, this idea difficult to implement due to weather conditions, so even at the stage of designing bamboo houses need to think about carrying out communications, in particular - on the insulation of the house.

With regard to electricity and water and sewage communications, the process of their implementation in this house is no different from the standard method.And in matters of space heating it is recommended to use the local system - heaters, electric fireplaces, etc.Moreover, in countries where bamboo houses are the traditional dwelling, for their arrangement is often used energy-saving technology, powered by solar batteries.

Interior bamboo living room

Interior bamboo living

The interior design of the bamboo house

Interior Design bamboo house

Technologies of construction of bamboo houses

Construction Technology of houses made of bamboo

original designs of bamboo houses

Peninsula Osa, which is located in Costa Rica, is famous not only for its picturesquejungle, but also the fact that on the territory of the village is a unique guest house, completely created from bamboo.The world's first bamboo Catering projected Studio Luz de Piedra Arquitectos, which architects have set a goal to create a seismically stable and environmentally friendly building.Despite the fact that the hotel Casa Atrevida created from a single material, and almost did not give further processing, construction has bright design diversity.

Bamboo complex on Costa Rica from Luz de Piedra Arquitectos

Bamboo complex on Costa Rica from Luz de Piedra Arquitectos

Bamboo complex on Costa Rica from Luz de Piedra Arquitectos

Bamboo complex on Costa Rica from Luz de Piedra Arquitectos

Bamboo complex on Costa Rica from Luz de Piedra Arquitectos

Bamboo complex on Costa Rica from Luz de Piedra Arquitectos

Hotel Casa Atrevida in Costa Rica

Hotel Casa Atrevida Costa Rica

Hotel Casa Atrevida in Costa Rica

Hotel Casa Atrevida Costa Rica

on the Indonesian island of Bali is a whole bamboo village called Green village.The author of this project was the designer Elora Hardy, who dreams that her job has taught people to appreciate the world around us and protect natural resources.

House in Bali Bamboo Village Green Village

House Bali Bamboo Village Green Village

House in Bali Bamboo Village Green Village

House Bali Bamboo Village Green Village

House in Bali Bamboo Village Green Village

House Bali Bamboo Village Green Village

House in Bali Bamboo Village Green Village

House in Bali frombamboo village Green village

House in Bali Bamboo Village Green Village

House Bali bamboo village Green village

The use of bamboo houses for health

houses made of bamboo are ideal for people with asthma.The fact that some sort of special plants produce oils that can alleviate the symptoms of the disease.

Beautiful Bamboo House Photo

Beautiful Bamboo House Photo

Why is it useful to live in a house made of bamboo

Why is it useful to live in a house made of bamboo

Buildings made ​​of bamboo

Buildings bamboo

Given all the advantages of this type of construction, there is no doubt that bamboo house will soona worthy substitute for the traditional structures of bricks, concrete blocks and other "non-living" materials.


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