|Vo Trong Nghia Architects: Green Ladder, 2016; |
Installation view, Sherman Contemporary Art
The Vietnamese firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects is known for designing innovative, green structures, using bamboo as the primary support system. Green Ladder, a plant-filled pavilion at Sydney’s Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation has an open framework inviting exploration from visitors. Elevated woven planters create levels of greenery, while a flat roof of clear acrylic panels provides shelter from the elements.
Below is a photo I took in the Gili Islands, Indonesia of a major hotel under construction using bamboo as part of its support system.