Giant Bamboo - Environmentally-Friendly, Cheap and Practical | Global 3000

Giant Bamboo – Environmentally-Friendly, Cheap and Practical | Global 3000



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Giant bamboo grows up to 20 centimeters a day and absorbs an estimated 4 times more carbon dioxide per hectare per year than other trees.
The German-Colombian project “School for Life” run by architect Andres Bäppler in Cali focuses on ways to use bamboo as an alternative to wood. His organization builds schools, homes and community centers – combining social work and environmental activism under one roof.